The School Library Association of Victoria offers dynamic and inspiring opportunities for teacher-librarians and library teams to build their essential role in engaging and developing lifelong learners.
(As defined in the 2013 SLAV Rules for an Incorporated Association Adopted by SLAV Council 20 July 2013)
Our Statement on School Libraries can be downloaded here.
Statement on School Libraries
School libraries are central to the school’s community of learning.They reflect and contribute to the achievement of the school’s mission by:
Qualified school library professionals have the knowledge and skills to collaborate with teachers to achieve curriculum outcomes.
Ratified SLAV Council 1st December 2018
The School Library Association of Victoria acknowledges the support of the Department of Education Training Victoria, through the Strategic Partnerships Program.
Affiliations and Partners
State Library of Victoria – Learning Services Division
School Library Association of NSW (SLANSW)
School Library Association of Queensland (SLAQ)
Western Australia School Library Association (WASLA)
School Library Coalition
Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)
International Association of School Librarianship (IASL)
Council of Professional Teaching Associations of Victoria (CPTAV)
This committee works directly with Councillors. The Committee of Management comprises the Executive of the Association, plus co-opted members. The Committee of Management meets on a regular basis throughout the year and acts as the executive decision making body of the Associations between Council meetings.
The SLAV council is the major policy and decision making forum of the Association and is made up of the Committee of Management, one representative from each branch plus co-opted members.
Chair: Camilla Elliott
Editor: Dr Susan La Marca
FYI, in line with the Association mission statement, will inform members, inspire them, and serve as a record of the Association and its activities.
SLAV Rules of Association – Endorsed 2013
CONSUMER AFFAIRS VICTORIA
Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012
Associations Incorporation Reform Regulations 2012
table of provisions
Rules for an Incorporated Association