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ALLA Individual Membership

Member Benefits

The Australian Law Librarians' Association (ALLA) is the professional association for those working in the legal information sector.

ALLA members receive access to the members-only areas of the website (including archived podcasts and past conference papers and materials from professional development activities from all member states), free full-text access to the Australian Law Librarian journal, discounted registration for ALLA conferences and other events, and many other benefits.

State and Territory Divisions also provide a range of services to members, including professional development programs, the provision of forums for the exchange of ideas and involvement in the Associations' activities, mentoring programs, regular newsletters and social events.

How to Join

Member Benefits
How to join

To apply for membership, please complete the membership application form at the end of this page. Membership Prices do not include GST, please add 10%. For any queries, please email the ALLA Memberships Coordinator:

Membership Type



Ordinary Member


(includes $50 Divisional disbursement)

Ordinary Part-time Member


(includes $37.50 Divisional disbursement)

Ordinary Retired Member


(includes $32.50 Divisional disbursement)

Ordinary Student Member*


(includes $32.50 Divisional disbursement)

Commercial Member    


(includes $57.50 Divisional disbursement)

Fees for new memberships between January 1 and June 30 are charged at 50% of full yearly rate. 

*Student members must be studying an approved ALIA librarian or library technician course.  

Overseas Law Librarians

We welcome overseas law librarians and information professionals as ALLA members.  Overseas law librarians and information professionals are also encouraged to join the ANZ Law Librarians discussion list - this is an open list.

Renew Membership

The ALLA membership period is from 1 July to 30 June - expiring at the end of the financial year.

Membership renewal forms are emailed to current members in May each year. Please ensure that your contact details on the Member Directory (accessible through the members' portal) are kept up to date so we are able to contact you. If you are an ALLA member, and have not received your membership renewal by mid-June, please email with your current contact details. 

Renewals for the 2021-2022 financial year will remain at the current rate. Prices exclusive of GST.

  • $100 for full time members

  • $75 for part-time members

  • $65 for retired and student members

  • $115 for commercial members

Renew membership
Membership form

Please complete the form below to submit an application to join the Australian Law Librarians’ Association.

As part of your application, you must nominate the ALLA division/chapter you wish to join. This will make you a financial member of the division/chapter, allowing access to the events and activities run by that division.

Once your application has been received and approved by the ALLA Ltd Board, you will receive an invoice to pay your membership fees. On receipt and processing of your membership payment your membership will become active, and you will receive a welcome email with all the information you need to get involved with the Association's activities.

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Thanks for submitting! We will be in contact with you for your membership.

For all membership enquiries please email


NOTE: Part-time eligibility requires working less than 20 hours per week in paid employment.

By submitting this form you are applying for election as a Member of the Australian Law Librarians’ Association Ltd and certify that to your knowledge your application fulfils the necessary requirements. You undertake to observe the Constitution of the Association and agree to Clause 5.5.

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