Three committees provide advice to the Library:

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

Libraries Australia Advisory Committee

Chair

Mr Geoff Strempel
Public Library Services (South Australia)

Members

Dr Craig Anderson
Deakin University

Ms Laurie Atkinson
(from October 2015)
Law Library of Victoria

Dr Alex Byrne
State Library of New South Wales

Mr Robert Gerrity 
University of Queensland

Ms Catherine Kelso 
State Library of Western Australia

Ms Amelia McKenzie
National Library of Australia

Ms Alison Oliver 
City of Rockingham Libraries

Ms Ann Ritchie
Barwon Health

Ms Anne-Marie Schwirtlich AM
National Library of Australia

Ms Rosa Serratore
(until September 2015) National Meteorological Library

Ms JoAnne Sparks
Macquarie University

Secretariat

National Collections Access 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 AM
National Library of Australia

Members

Professor Kent Anderson
Asian Studies Association of Australia

Dr Patricia Clarke OAM, FAHA
Australian Society of Authors

Professor Joy Damousi FAHA, FASSA
Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

Emeritus Professor Rod Home AM, FAHA
Australian Academy of Science

Professor Joyce Kirk FALIA
Australian Library and Information Association Associate

Professor Julie Marcus
Independent Scholars Association of Australia

Professor Elizabeth Minchin FAHA, SFHEA
Australian Academy of the Humanities

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 Cathy Pilgrim
National Library of Australia

Members

Ms Vicki Humphrey
National Museum of Australia

Ms Trish Kirkland
National Archives of Australia

Ms Meg Labrum
National Film and Sound Archive

Ms Ruvani Panagoda
(from 7 December 2015)
Department of Communications and the Arts

Mr Stuart Ray
(until 7 September 2015)
Ministry for the Arts

Ms Rosemary Turner
National Library 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.