Appendix C: National Library of Australia Committees

Three committees provide advice to the Library:

  • Libraries Australia Advisory Committee
  • Fellowships Advisory Committee
  • Community Heritage Grants Steering Committee.

LIBRARIES AUSTRALIA ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair

  • Ms Anne Horn (until December 2012)
    Deakin University
  • Mr Geoff Strempel (from March 2013)
    Public Library Services (South Australia)

Members

  • Ms Liz Burke
    Murdoch University
  • Dr Alex Byrne
    State Library of New South Wales
  • Mr Peter Conlon
    Queanbeyan City Library
  • Ms Pamela Gatenby (until December 2012)
    National Library of Australia
  • Ms Amelia McKenzie (from March 2013)
    National Library of Australia
  • Mr Ben O’Carroll
    Queensland Department of Premier and Cabinet
  • Ms Ann Ritchie
    Editor, The Australian Library Journal
  • Ms Anne-Marie Schwirtlich
    National Library of Australia
  • Ms Rosa Serratore
    National Meteorological Library
  • Ms JoAnne Sparks (from March 2013)
    Macquarie University
  • Mr Andrew Wells
    University of New South Wales

Secretariat

  • Resource Sharing Division
    National Library of Australia

Terms of Reference

The Libraries Australia Advisory Committee provides advice on strategic and policy issues affecting the delivery of the Libraries Australia service, the broad direction of service development and changes occurring in the library community that are likely to affect services.

FELLOWSHIPS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Chair

  • Ms Anne-Marie Schwirtlich
    National Library of Australia

Members

  • Emeritus Professor Graeme Clarke AO, FSA, FAHA
    Australian Academy of the Humanities
  • Dr Patricia Clarke OAM, FAHA
    Australian Society of Authors
  • Emeritus Professor Rod Home AM, FAHA
    Australian Academy of Science
  • Professor Purnendra Jain
    Asian Studies Association of Australia
  • Professor Pat Jalland FASSA
    Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
  • Professor Joyce Kirk
    Australian Library and Information Association
  • Professor Julie Marcus
    Independent Scholars Association of Australia

Secretariat

  • Australian Collections and Reader Services Division
    National Library of Australia

Terms of Reference

The Fellowships Advisory Committee makes recommendations on the award and administration of fellowships and scholarships.

COMMUNITY HERITAGE GRANTS STEERING COMMITTEE

Chair

  • Ms Jasmine Cameron
    National Library of Australia

Members

  • Ms Kim Brunoro (until December 2012)
    Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
  • Ms Nicole Henry (December 2012 to March 2013)
    Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
  • Mr Stuart Ray (from March 2013)
    Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
  • Ms Helen Kon (until May 2013)
    National Museum of Australia
  • Ms Vicki Humphrey (from May 2013)
    National Museum of Australia
  • Ms Meg Labrum
    National Film and Sound Archive
  • Ms Rosemary Turner
    National Library of Australia
  • Ms Helen Walker
    National Archives of Australia

Secretariat

  • Executive and Public Programs Division
    National Library of Australia

Terms of Reference

The Community Heritage Grants Steering Committee provides advice and direction on matters associated with the Community Heritage Grants program, including policy and administration. It also facilitates the exchange of information about the program between the Library and funding partners.