ADPML was officially opened on 29 March 2011. Discover the background and development of this special collections library.


Visit and contact


Level 1, Building AD (Sally Walker Building) Cnr. Western Beach Rd & Cunningham St

Mailing address

Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library
Geelong Waterfront Campus,
Locked Bag 20001, Geelong,       VIC     ,  3220


Kristen Thornton - Curator and Librarian
03 9244 6200 (Waterfront Campus Library Service Desk)

Other locations

All material must be used inside the   ADPML   reading room. Our collections are not generally available for loan or viewing outside of those premises, with the following exceptions:

Children's Book Council Collections

These collections are located in a secure room at Burwood. Request this material at the Service Desk.

Geneaology Collection

Items from this collection may be sent to other campus libraries. To request an item email kristent@deakin.edu.au.

Collection policy

If you identify yourself or a family member in an image within our collections and wish to provide further attribution, or to withdraw the image from availability online, please contact kristent@deakin.edu.au.