Membership of SLAV comes with the following benefits

Download the Member Benefits Brochure here slav-member-benefits-2016


  • The SLAV Secretariat- offers both individual assistance to members and a first point of contact for state government, parents, principals and other teacher associations on school library issues.
  • Professional Learning
    • A range of conferences, workshops and online forums that address a diversity of roles and needs at local level that is created in consultation with members
    • Our member journal FYI four times a year
    • Our online research based journal Synergy twice a year
  • Savings – Substantial discounts for professional development activities.
  • Professional Acknowledgement –
    • Recognised and supported by the Department of Education & Training: Victoria (DET)
    • Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) recognised professional development.
  • Professional Representation – with the Australian Professional Teachers Association (APTA)  (APTA) which provides a national voice for over 120,000 teachers across all sectors through SLAV’s representation on the Council of Professional Teacher Association of Victoria (CPTAV).
  • Partnerships – local, national and international with like-minded organisations and key stakeholders. Such as; Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA),  State Library of Victoria (SLV), Education Services Australia (ESA) and SCIS,  National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and the Department of Education and Training  (DET).
  • through SLAV’s international connections you have access to global educational research, innovation and best practice in school libraries.
  • A Unified Voice – in promoting the value of school libraries as key partners in learning.
  • Annual Awards – Access to SLAV’s awards that recognise best practice and research and innovation within our profession as well as exemplary leaders.


2017 SLAV ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (Interstate/International) $120
2017 Student membership $120
2017 Retired membership $120
2017 Personal membership $170


2017  Primary school only Please note: This fee is not dependent on the number of students $170


2017  Schools with less than 500 students $170
2017  Schools with 500-1000 students $280
2017  Schools with 1001-1500 students $365
2017  Schools with 1501-2000 student $475
2017  School with 2001+ students $550

All prices are inclusive of GST. Send or email your membership form  with payment details to the SLAV Secretariat, Level 2/ 90 Maribyrnong Street, Footscray VIC 3011  Email the SLAV secretariat. Phone: 0428 110 433  Fax: Nil