Information about the Library’s functions, objectives, policies and activities can be found in the documents listed below. Most policy documents are available on the Library’s website.

Legislation

  • Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997
  • National Library Act 1960
  • National Library Regulations (1994)
  • Portfolio Budget Statement
  • Public Service Act 1999

Strategic and Operational

  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Building Long-term Strategic Management Plan (2012)
  • Business Continuity Framework (2012)
  • IT Strategic Plan (2012–2015)
  • Risk Management Register (2013)
  • Social Media Policy (2012)
  • Strategic Directions 2012–2014
  • Strategic Workforce Plan (2012–2014)

Collection

  • Collection Development Policy: Australian Collecting (2008)
  • Collection Development Policy: Overseas, Asian and Pacific Collecting (2013)
  • Collection Digitisation Policy (2012)

Cataloguing

  • Cataloguing Authority Control Policy (2011)
  • Cataloguing Policy (2011)

E-resources

  • Acceptable Use of Information and Communications Technology Policy (2011)

Preservation

  • Collection Disaster Plan (2012)
  • Digital Preservation Policy (2012)
  • Policy on Participation in Cooperative Microfilming Projects with Other
    Institutions (2010)
  • Policy on Preservation Copying of Collection Materials (2007)
  • Preservation Policy (2009)

Service Charter

  • Policy on Handling Complaints and Other User Feedback (2011)
  • Service Charter (2011)

Reader Services

  • Code of Conduct for Readers and Visitors (2011)
  • Information and Research Services Policy (2011)

Corporate Services

  • Disability Framework (2011)
  • Enterprise Agreement (2011–2014)
  • Environmental Management System (2013)
  • Fraud Control Plan (2012–2013)
  • Protective Security Policy and Procedures (2013)
  • User Charging Policy (2011)
  • Visitor Access to, and Use of, Medications and Other Personal Medical Equipment in the Library (2013)

Public Programs

  • Events Policy (2013)
  • Exhibitions Loans Policy (2011)
  • Exhibitions Policy (2011)
  • Learning Policy (2011)
  • Policy on Bequests (2012)
  • Publications Policy (2012)
  • Volunteer Program Policy (2010)