About Information Awareness Month

The purpose of Information Awareness Month (IAM) is to increase public awareness of information and its place in all aspects of daily life.  By focusing attention at a number of events during the month of May on the role that information plays in day to day activities, the value of good information practices and policies are highlighted and promoted.

IAM is a collaborative event between various bodies within the records, archives, library, knowledge, information and data management communities.

The theme for  2019 is “Innovation with Information”

Organisations currently participating in Information Awareness Month are:

 National Library of Australia
 National Archives of Australia
 Institute for Information Management
 NSW Information and Privacy Commission
 The Australian Computer Society
 ACT Government
 Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia
 Australian Library and Information Association
 Australian Society for Knowledge Management
 Australian Government Libraries Information Network
 Health Information Management Association of Australia
 Public Record Office Victoria
 Australian Society of Archivists
 DAMA Australia

If you would like to register an event as part of IAM, use the Registration Form.

If your organisation currently wishes to sponsor or is seeking to be associated with IAM 2019, please contact the IIM Secretariat on (03) 5424 8551, events@iim.org.au or by using the following form.

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