Partnerships and related organisations


The Digital Access to Collections project is an initiative of GLAM Peak – the peak representative bodies of the galleries, libraries, archives and museums sectors in Australia – which began meeting in mid-2015, collaborating to enable people to access, use and build on our national collections.


CAUL is a member of the International Alliance of Research Library Associations (IARLA). IARLA was established in 2016, an informal group of like-minded associations of research libraries. IARLA has met regularly, primarily virtually, but also face-to-face where logistically possible, included its first meeting alongside the RLUK meeting in March 2016.


CAUL is a member of the ALCC (Australia Libraries Copyright Committee). Roxanne Missingham, University Librarian at the Australian National University (ANU) is CAUL's copyright lead and representative to the ALCC (Appointed July 2019).


The Council of Australasian University Directors of Information Technology is the peak body for Information Technology Services within Higher Education and Research in the region. It is a not for profit association owned by its 63 member organisations.  Members are represented by the most senior person with portfolio responsibility for information technology.

CAUDIT’s purpose is to support each other in leading the application of digital capabilities to transform education and research.

CAUDIT supports CIOs and their teams through the provision of a broad range of services, fostering collaboration, leadership and good practice among its members. Services include coordinating the provision of cybersecurity services, negotiation of collective procurement agreements, benchmarking, professional development, thought leadership, events and provision of networking opportunities. 

Author Mark Sutherland
Last modified 1 July 2020