The objective of the Australian Collections & Reader Services Division is to:

  • Support current and future research needs by developing collections of Australian documentary resources and providing reference services based on the Library's collections and other sources of information.

Assistant Director-General

  • Mr Kevin Bradley, Australian Collections & Reader Services


Reader Services

  • Ms Heather Clark, Director, Reader Services
  • Ms Helen Wade, Manager, Main Reading Room and Family History
  • Ms Sarah Schindeler, Manager, Reference & Online Services (Acting)


  • Dr Martin Woods, Curator of Maps

Collection Delivery & Storage

  • Mr Rod Stroud, Director, Collection Delivery & Storage
  • Ms Kylie Hawkins, Manager, Stack Services

Pictures and Manuscripts

  • Ms Nicola Mackay-Sim, Senior Curator of Research Collections & Unpublished Materials
  • Ms Kylie Moloney, Curator of Manuscripts
  • Ms Alva Maguire, A/g Curator of Pictures
  • Ms Emma Jolley, Curator of Digital Archives
  • Ms Catriona Anderson, Manager, Reader Services

Oral History and Folklore

  • Ms Michelle Grant, Curator of Oral History

Divisional Support

  • Ms Gianoula Burns, Manager, Divisional Support Unit, Collections Management and Australian Collections & Reader Services Divisions