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Campaign for more funding for libraries

Campaign for more funding for libraries
August 6, 2011

Following strong opposition expressed by councils and regional library corporations to the recent cuts in Victoria's recurrent library funding, the Save Our Libraries - Fairer Funding campaign has kicked into action by the Municipal Association of Victoria (NAV).

The MAV is encouraging all councils to:

• Adopt an urgent council resolution to write to the Victorian Premier and Minister for Local Government requesting the reversal of operational library funding cuts and a fairer funding model;
•  Write to local Members of Parliament asking for the matter to be raised in the next sitting of Parliament;
• Join and promote the facebook page to local communities; and
• Make community petitions available at libraries and council customer service centres.

For more information go to www.mav.asn.au/saveourlibraries

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