One of the strengths of SLAV is its strong and active Branch structure.
When you join SLAV you also join one of the regional and metropolitan branches which meet regularly throughout the year.
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5 May 2021 AGM at Ballarat Grammar
9 June 2021 TBC
Convenor: Sharon Wallace
Convenor: Jacinta Fleming
Convenor: Joy Whiteside firstname.lastname@example.org Meetings
Date: Thursday July 22
CBCA Judges presentation online
Date: Wednesday August 4, 4.30pm
Forum focusing on Book Week activities, promoting reading, and reading programs.
Venue: The Reading Room, St Joseph’s College Library
135 Aphrasia St, Newtown, 3220
Term Four -Date: TBC
Oberon High School - A visit to the new school to view the new library.
Convenor: Del Price
La Trobe Valley
Convenor: Susan O’Malley
4.00pm at the Marion Centre, Lavalla College.
Corner of Grubb Ave and Grey St.
Afternoon tea provided
We will discuss the CBCA notables list as well as make some promotional material for Library and Information Week in May.
July 22 – SLAV CBCA judges talk online.
October 20 - At St Paul’s AGS: Book shop to visit and sharing thoughts on managing your stock take process.
December 1 – Dinner - venue TBC
Convenors: Di Ruffles & Siobhan Roulston
Term One - Thursday 12th March
Venue: Carey Grammar School, Donvale Campus
Topic: Sharing strategies for promoting the school library to your community
Convenors: Camilla Elliott, Head of Library and Digital Learning, Mazenod College,
Julie Pagliaro, Head of Libraries, St Kevin's Collegehttps://slavmetroeast.wordpress.com/
Date: Thursday, 11 March
Time: 4.30 – 5.30pm
Held online – Virtual tour of Mazenod Library with discussion
Date: Thursday, 22 July
Time: 4.30 - 6.00pm
CBCA Judges Talk online – organised by SLAV
Branch Meeting TBC
Date: Thursday, 4 November
Time: 5.00 pm
Professional Conversation and Dinner @ Bucatini Restaurant, Nunawading
Term One: Hosted by Reina Phung
Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 4:30 pm | 50 minutes
Thursday 17th June
Alphington Grammar School
Focus- Book Week Think tank and display ideas.
Thursday 22nd July
Online- CBCA Judges' Talk
End of year dinner @Old England Hotel
Convenor: Robyn Stark
Branch facebook page:
Thursday 12th March
Venue: Brighton Grammar School
July 22 CBCA Judges Talk.
Benn’s Books in Bentleigh East visit to rescheduled
Convenors: Milena Gates and Hope Do
June 9th Online Web at 3pm
July 22nd CBCA Judges Talk
November 10th @ Caroline Chisholm Catholic College
North East Region
Convenor: Cheryl Taylor
Co-convenors: Michelle Nye, Cassandra Cardamone, Tracy Ferguson & Carmel Byrne
Download 2021 meeting flyer here
Convenor: Lynn Swannell
Term One – Mount Eliza Secondary College – 25 March
Term Two – Farrell’s Bookshop – Wednesday 25 May 5.30-6.30pm (dinner afterwards tbc)
Term Three – Online – CBCA Vic Judges Talk – Thursday 22 July (dinner in following week tbc)
Term Four – John Paul College – Thursday 25 November (tbc)
South West RegionConvenor: Margaret Sinnott
Primary Advisory Liaison
Ruth Woolven, Kew Primary School
Ruth represents the Primary sector on SLAVs Council and also convenes the Primary Advisory Committee.