Visit your local library to learn about changes to aged care

Audience: Older Australians, carers and families

Topic: Aged care reform

Location: NSW, VIC, QLD, ACT, WA

Time: N/A

Consultation undertaken by: Australian Library and Information Association

Contact name: Melissa Evans

Contact email:

Further information

The department has partnered with the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) to share information and resources about aged care with people at their local libraries.

This partnership involves a pilot program taking place at 25 libraries across Australia. Participating libraries will host an interactive aged care resource hub supported by library staff.

You’ll be able to visit these hubs to:

  • find out about aged care and the changes happening as part of the reforms
  • access information that you can take home and read or share with your loved ones
  • provide feedback on what quality aged care looks like to you

Libraries participating in this program include:


  • Libraries ACT – Kippax Branch
  • Libraries ACT – Tuggeranong Branch


  • Riverina Regional Library Service – Henty Library
  • Bland Shire Library
  • Woollahra Libraries – Double Bay Branch
  • Sutherland Shire Libraries – Sutherland Branch
  • Blacktown City Libraries – Max Webber Library
  • Shoalhaven City Council Libraries – Nowra branch
  • Richmond Tweed Regional Library – Tweed Heads Library
  • Singleton Library
  • Ku-ring-gai library – St Ives Branch
  • Tamworth City Library
  • Lane Cove Library


  • Cassowary Coast Libraries – Innisfail Library
  • Cassowary Coast Libraries – Tully Library
  • Flinders Shire Public Library
  • Noosaville Libraries – Cooroy Branch
  • City Libraries Townsville – Riverway Branch
  • City Libraries Townsville – Aitkenvale Branch


  • Hindmarsh Shire Council – Dimboola Library
  • Hindmarsh Shire Council – Rainbow Library


  • City of Rockingham Safety Bay Library
  • City of Melville Libraries – Civic Square Library
  • City of Vincent Library
  • City of Kalamunda Library

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