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First Year LTAV Membership - Free

It has long been recognised that a new technician’s first year in education can be very difficult. LTAV has decided to support beginning technicians.

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The LTAV Committee

For more information please see the “About” tab

Laboratory Technicians’ Association of Victoria

Meeting the needs of Laboratory Technical staff for over 20 years

LTAV Inc. is the professional association for all laboratory technicians in schools and tertiary institutions in Victoria. Registered in 2007 as an incorporated body, the association aims to provide support and professional development in many different ways.

LTAV provides a forum whereby we can exchange ideas, find out about new developments in industry and education, learn new skills and solve practical problems. We meet in regional groups several times a year and annually at our statewide conference “LABCON” in November.

Information and news are publicised through LTAV’s journal “Lablines”. Click on the link above to see recent issues.


Membership is open to laboratory technical staff in all levels of educational institutions in Victoria.


Join the LTAV List

The list-serv is a forum for sharing ideas about all aspects of our work in the science classroom and prep-room.

Click here to access the forum archives. Accessible to list-serv members only.


LTAV Committee

Click here to meet the LTAV committee. All committee positions fall vacant each year and nominations are accepted during the AGM in November. If you are interested in being part of the LTAV committee or have questions about what is involved please contact the secretary.

Professional Standards

The current professional standards for Australian school science laboratory technicians

Relief Technicians

If you wish to earn money filling in for absent technicians please email to add your name to the relievers list.

Regional Representives Wanted

There are currently 4 vacancies that need to be filled: Ballarat, Nillumbik/Banyule, Otway, and Sunraysia.

If you are interested in one of these positions please contact Deborah Sun:

Further information regarding the regional representative role can be found on the policies page.


If you work part time or you know someone who has school laboratory experience and would like to earn some extra money please contact Mary Jones:


89 Burwood Road
Suite 150
Hawthorn, Victoria 3122