More Indigenous resources

A report on how Australian libraries are supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including a number of case studies from NSLA libraries.

The Indigenous collections audit project aimed to address a lack of data about the nature, description and discoverability of contemporary Indigenous collections in NSLA libraries. The project was split into two parts, each with its own report:

As a means of maintaining momentum after the formal Culturally Safe Libraries Program, NSLA members in Australia agreed to run an Indigenous cultural capability audit for five years from 2021.
NSLA and ALIA's joint submission calls on the federal government to work with the national public library network and provide targeted investment in connectivity, a new funding stream for digital programs and, services and skills training for staff working in remote library locations.
NSLA libraries are committed to working in accordance with nationally and internationally recognised protocols to ensure that member libraries provide culturally safe public spaces for all First Nations peoples, whether they are visitors or staff.