Australia

Protecting the indispensable: Australian libraries campaign to safeguard library, archive roles in broadcasting organisation

Librarians and archivists bring a unique set of skills and values which have a major positive impact on the organisations in which they work. However, we need to mobilise to ensure that those taking decisions understand this, as has been the case recently in Australia.

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  • 22 August 2022

Libraries driving lifelong learning: an interview with the Global Learning Festival team

Supporting learning is at the heart of the mission of libraries, and indeed in many cases is why they were built in the first place. However, this role isn't always as celebrated as much as it should be. However, there are great examples of our institutions taking the lead, as our interview with some of the team behind the Global Learning Festival shows. We talked to Lara Pugh, Project Leader Learning City, Wollongong City Libraries and Global Learning Festival Working Group member, and Diane Tabbagh, Coordinator Learning Community, Wyndham City Council and Global Learning Festival Working Group Chair.

  • News
  • 30 May 2022