The countdown has begun for the inaugural Bolinda Public Libraries Victoria Conference 2019!

The Bolinda Public Libraries Victoria Conference will explore, acknowledge and celebrate how Libraries Change Lives with a packed program of talks from our inspirational keynotes and invigorating presentations from library colleagues from around Australia and across the ditch (New Zealand).


FINAL Program now available (PDF)

Keynote speakers:

  • Matt Finch, former Creative-in-Residence, State Library of Queensland

  • Christine Mackenzie, IFLA President-elect, co-founder of the INELI-Oceania program and
    former CEO Yarra Plenty Regional Library

  • Gus Balbontin, Investor, founder and mentor across the start-up ecosystem

  • Kirsten Thorpe, Senior Researcher, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education & Research

  • Lynn Spurling, President, Public Libraries SA and Library & Tourism Coordinator, Copper Coast Libraries.

MC: Alan Brough, actor, comedian, television host and Libraries Change Lives ambassador. 

Entertainment: Mama Alto, 2019 Australian LGBTI Awards Music Artist of the Year (Monday night cocktail reception).


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