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Library Fines

Library fines, payment options and appeal processes.

Covid-19: Print Book Services

All current loans have been extended for a period of one month and a general fines amnesty will apply. Please check the library website for updates on these changes.

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About Library Fines

When you borrow, an email containing the due date will be sent to your Navitas Professional address. For each item not returned or renewed by this date, fines are charged as follows:

  • $1.00 per day - General collection, 7 Day loans, DVDs and interlibrary loans
  • $5.00 per hour - Special Reserve items.

Courtesy notices are also emailed 2 days before an item is due, followed by notices at 4 and 14 days overdue.

A block is put on borrowing rights (including renewals) when fines reach $50. To reinstate borrowing rights a minimum of $10 must be paid and fines must be reduced below $50. Outstanding fines or bills for replacement can impact on graduation or course progression.

When a book is 15 days overdue, a bill for replacement is issued. Replacement of items is charged at a flat rate of $120 per item. Accrued fines remain payable on replaced items.

A claim or appeal against the imposition of library fines can be made by contacting the library and obtaining a Request for Fines Exemption form.

View Your Library Account

  1. Sign in to My Library to access your Library Card. 

  2. Current students, academic and administrative staff may log in using your Navitas username and password as follows:
    Username: students\yourstudentID (e.g. students\135689)
    Password: your student password

    Please note: username contains a back-slash (\)

  3. Alumni and sessional staff can sign in from the My Library link using your Library username and password:
    Username: Given to you by library staff
    Password: Set your password by following the instructions at the log in screen

  4. Click the menu under your name and select My Library Card.
  5. Select Fines and Fees from the menu.

How to Pay Library Fines

All fine payments are to be made via Student Administration. Confirm the amount payable with library staff before making payment, who will provide you with a Library Fines Payment Slip. Payment can be made in person or over the phone by credit card or EFTPOS.


Once library fines are paid they are non-refundable.