Our Purpose


To represent those who work in, or wish to work in,  Australian Public Libraries



  • Support the interests of Australia’s public libraries
  • Support the interests of those who work in Australian public libraries
  • Work with those individuals, organisations and businesses that support Australian public libraries



Public Libraries Australia Ltd’s established purpose is to:

  1. Support all Australian public libraries, and
  2. Advocate and promote the work and importance of, Australian public libraries and their staff
  3. Wherever beneficial and practical, partner with public libraries and their suppliers