Organisational Objectives


The Association is a non profit organisation for the promotion of school libraries and teacher librarianship in Australia. The objects of the Association are:

(a) to promote an understanding of the aims, needs and educational significance of school library resource services and teacher librarianship;

(b) to establish, review and maintain national standards and guidelines for school library resource services;

(c) to be a national authority in the field of school library resource services and teacher librarianship;

(d) to promote research in the field of school library resource services and teacher librarianship nationwide;

(e) to develop, write and publish materials which will promote the development of school library resource services and teacher librarianship;

(f) to promote continuing professional development for teacher librarians and school library staff nationwide;

(g) to co-operate and liaise with other associations and bodies with similar aims and fields of interest;

(h) to foster and maintain awareness of Government bodies of the needs and educational significance of school library resource services and to advise those bodies on all matters concerning school library resource services and teacher librarianship; and

(i) to seek grants and raise money by any other means the Association thinks fit and to apply those funds to achieve the Objects of the Association.

ASLA Constitution

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Australian School Library Association, Inc. | PO Box 9106, Deakin ACT 2600 | AUSTRALIA | email: asla@asla.org.au | tel. 0439 358 607 / +61 439 358 607

ABN: 13 949 313 604
ARBN: 141 262 866

ASLA acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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