Working in the Sector


Law libraries may advertise positions in mainstream media, on their parent organisation’s website, and/or in the following places:

alla-anz email list – this national email list is open to non-ALLA members

state/territory email lists – some of the divisional email lists are open to non-members

ALIA Employment listings – vacancies in all library sectors

specialist recruitment agencies such as:

Commonwealth and state government positions:


Abroad – short term

Job exchanges

LIBEX – facilitates job exchanges with UK-based members of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)

Clearinghouse for Internships & International Personnel Exchanges – facilitates exchanges with members of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

Volunteer programs

Australian Volunteers International (AVI)

Australian Business Volunteers

Australian Ambassadors for Youth Development (AYAD) – for 18 – 30 year olds only