the Australian School Library Association
Its aim is to maximise opportunities for students to obtain independent lifelong learning and decision making skills through ASLA's commitment to :
ASLA is administered by a Board.
Membership to ASLA is available through the relevant member association, each of which is an independent body with its own administration, and direct membership in a State / Territory that does not have a member association membership status.
National standards and policies are collaboratively developed for school libraries and the teacher librarianship profession.
ASLA engages in advocacy and promotion and lobbying projects and activities on behalf of school libraries.
Professional learning events are conducted in collaboration with member associations or hosted by ASLA.
Research in the field of school libraries and teacher librarianship are negotiated with national research agencies.
Professional resource materials are published to promote the development of school libraries.
ASLA engages in national forums and alliances on behalf of the school library profession.Members receive the following benefits: