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Membership of SLAV comes with the following benefits

Download the Member Benefits Brochure: slav-member-benefits

  • 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).
  • SLAV is a partner association of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL). This membership entitles SLAV members to access to the IASL members only website area, newsletters etc.   Through this partnership, and active cooperation with the international community,  SLAV fosters international connections that facilitate 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.


    2019 Student membership $120
    2019 Retired membership $120
    2019 Personal membership $170

    Fees  –  MEMBERSHIP

    2019 SLAV Associate membership (Interstate/International) $120
     2019 SLAV Corporate membership (incl. 2 copies FYI)


    Fees  – PRIMARY SCHOOL membership

    2019 Primary school only


    2019 Schools with less than 500 students $170
    2019 Schools with 500-1000 students $280
    2019 Schools with 1001-1500 students $365
    2019 Schools with 1501-2000 students $475
    2019 School with 2001+ students $550

    All prices are inclusive of GST. 

    For Membership enquires contact the SLAV secretariat or phone: 0477 439 593.

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    FYI: the journal for the information professional. FYI is the quarterly print publication from the School Library Association of Victoria.
    Synergy (ISSN 1448-5716) is published twice annually (May and October) by the School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV).

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