The Law Library at the Supreme Court of WA will say farewell to Alice Anderson

The Law Library at the Supreme Court of WA will bid farewell to Library Manager, Mrs Alice Anderson in early November, as she leaves after more than a decade's service in the Library.  She and husband Ian, plan to travel this vast continent in their own time.

President's Letter - October 2011

Dear Members,

Welcome to the ALLA (WA) News Blog!

Late last year we decided to do away with the traditional ALLA (WA) Newsletter and replace it with a funky new blog. Whilst updates have been few and far between so far, the Committee is working hard to make this a hub of up-to-date information on events, initiatives and member news. I would encourage all members to subscribe to the Blog and to check in regularly to see the updates and new information – and to contribute whenever you can!

2011 has proven to be an exciting year all round – with many great events and the passing of the National Model at the ACTioning the Law Conference in Canberra in September. We still have some exciting events to look forward to – a Post-Conference Breakfast and our Christmas Party at the lovely Rubix on November 30th – remember to save that date as we want to see as many of you there as possible!
That’s all for now – blog you later!

Kirsty McPhee
ALLA(WA) President 2011/2012

Spring is Sprung Sundowner

 A most enjoyable Sundowner get-together was held on Wednesday 21 September at Tottle Partners, on the 40th Floor of the Bank West Building.  The approx. 23 guests enjoyed the magnificent views over the Swan River, South Perth and Heirisson Island.  The snacks included a wide selection of cheeses (all suitably labeled) and wine to excite the taste-buds.  In addition it was a good opportunity to meet the LexisNexis WA Team – Jim, Praba and Manjeet, who has recently arrived from the UK. 

Pictures of the event below:

HAL - Union list & interlibrary loans

Work continues on the HAL Project, with Robyn Schofield working on cataloguing unique titles for inclusion in the database.


Congratulations to Jennifer Moore (ECU) who received the $1500 ALLA(WA) National Conference Bursary to attend the 2011 ACTioning the Law Conference in Canberra. Jennifer is a worthy recipient of this award, and we look forward to her sharing her conference experience at the upcoming the Post-Conference Wrap Up.

The new National Model - passed

The National Model was passed at the Canberra ACTioning the Law Conference in September – stay tuned for more updates on this exciting new phase for the Association.