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Law Librarian of the Year

The ALLA Law Librarian of the Year Award recognises an outstanding law librarian or information professional who is nominated by their peers. Nominees are measured on the value of the service provided to ALLA and to the legal information profession as a whole. To see the background and history of this award and a list of recipients up until 2019, see 'ALLA Award and Scholarship Recipients: From Inception Until 2019' (2019) 27(4) Australian Law Librarian 257-258.

ALLA Law Librarian of the Year Application Deadline

Please complete the online form below and submit by Friday , August 27 2021. Applications for 2021 are now closed.

The ALLA National Board will consider all nominations. The award will be given to an individual librarian or technician who, in the opinion of the Board, has made a significant contribution to the work of ALLA and/or the legal information profession. The award will be announced at the 2021 ALLA Conference.

Questions? Please contact ALLA Vice President at vicepresident@alla.asn.au

Application form

Award Recipients

2021

Gemma Walsh

Victorian Law Reform Commission

Year

Name

Organisation

2020

Rosemary Patching

Legal Knowledge Technician, MinterEllison (Vic)

2019

Georgia Livissianos

National Manager, Library and Information Services, Federal Court of Australia (SA) 

2018 

Robin Gardner

Academic Research Service, University of Melbourne Law School (VIC)

2017

No nominations

No nominations

2016

Jointly awarded to Louise Langridge, Piper Alderman, Adelaide and Lucy Brown

Library Manager, DW Fox Tucker, Adelaide (SA)

2015

Alison Jones

Librarian, Meyer Vandenberg, Canberra (ACT)

2014

Lisa Paul

Library Service Manager, Ashurst, Brisbane (QLD)

2013

No nominations

No nominations

2012

No nominations

No nominations

2011

No nominations

No nominations

2010

No nominations

No nominations

2009

Robin Gardner

Law Research Service, University of Melbourne Law School (VIC)

2008

Mark Powell

Manager, Australian Government Solicitor, Melbourne Library (VIC)

2007

Karyn Gladwish

Director Library Services, The Lionel Murphy Library, Attorney-General's Department (ACT)

2008

Di Thompson

Librarian, South Australian Legal Services Commission (SA)