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 Archives of Australia

National Library of Australia

Institute for Information Management

The Australian Computer Society

Australian Library and Information Association

Australian Society for Knowledge Management

Australian Society of Archivists

DAMA Australia

Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Health Information Management Association of Australia

Information Governance ANZ

Information and Privacy Commission NSW

Public Record Office Victoria

City of Sydney



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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