MEDIA RELEASE - Reappointment of National Library’s Director-General
14 December 2015
The Australian Government has reappointed Anne-Marie Schwirtlich AM as the Director‑General
of the National Library of Australia for a further 13 months.
Schwirtlich has been Director-General of the National Library since 2011.
Previously, she was the CEO and State Librarian of the State Library of
Victoria for eight years, and was also acting Director-General of the National
Archives of Australia for three years.
Ms Schwirtlich has brought
years of extensive experience in the libraries, archives and museums sector, at
both national and state levels, to deliver outstanding leadership to the
Under her stewardship, the
Library's operations have been strengthened and accessibility to the collection
Schwirtlich’s reappointment takes effect from early February 2016 and
she will continue as Director-General until 1 March 2017. A recruitment process
will take place in 2016 to fill the position.
For more information about the National Library of
Australia, visit www.nla.gov.au