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The Australian Library and Information Association

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is the national professional peak body for the library and information sector. Through our ALIA-Australian Public Library Alliance we provide support to the nation’s 1600 public libraries.

Find out more about the work of ALIA on our website.

Find out more about the ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance here.


Online Storytime is aligned with book industry collaboration under the Books Create Australia banner and sits alongside Australia Reads our major joint campaign. 

ALIA thanks the Australian Publishers Association and the Australian Society of Authors for their support for the Online Storytime program from the initial concept. Other valued supporters have been the Australian Booksellers Association and the Small Press Network.

We would also like to acknowledge that the expansion of the program for 2022 has only been possible because of the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government Initiative, and the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its arts funding and advisory body.