Submitting to the Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians

24 Mar

Thanks to Barbara Braxton for these tips

“To save your time searching the site, the address for email submissions for the Inquiry into school libraries is Please use “Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools” as the subject line. They can be sent in the body of the email or as an attachment in Word or pdf format.

They can also be sent on disk or CD ROM, in Word or pdf format to
Committee Secretary
Standing Committee on Education and Training PO Box 6021
House of Representatives
Parliament House

If you want to send a hard copy submission, it should be typed on A4 paper. Where typing facilities are not available, hand written submissions are acceptable, but care should be taken to ensure that they are legible and suitable for photocopying.

It is helpful if each hard copy submission is sent with an electronic version on disk or CD-ROM, preferably in Microsoft WordR or Portable Document Format (PDF). This assists committees with publishing submissions on the Parliament’s website.

Whatever the format or delivery message, each submission must include …

The author must sign a written submission either on his or her own behalf or on behalf of the organisation making the submission.

Those signing on behalf of an organisation should indicate the level at which the submission has been authorised (eg President, Chief Executive, Secretary).

A return address for correspondence and a contact telephone number should be provided with the submission. Submissions forwarded by email must include the name, postal address and phone number of the person or organization making the submission.

Remember you can request that all or part of the submission should remain confidential. This should be indicated clearly in the front of the submission. You could also consider presenting any confidential information in an appendix to the submission to allow the body of the submission to be published.

Submissions close April 16.”
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From Georgia Phillips, member of the Hubbers ThinkTank, The Hub: Campaign for Quality School Libraries in Australia

Make a submission now:
Inquiry into school libraries and teacher librarians in Australian schools

A Qualified TL in Every School.
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