Performance reporting in this chapter is based on the Library’s outcome and four strategies set out in the Portfolio Budget Statement 2014–15. The Library has one outcome:

Enhanced learning, knowledge creation, enjoyment and understanding of Australian life and society by providing access to a national collection of library material.

In 2014–15, the Library achieved this outcome through its focus on four Strategic Directions:

  • collect and preserve Australia’s documentary heritage;
  • make the Library’s collections and services accessible to all Australians;
  • deliver national leadership;
  • achieve organisational excellence.