Read the findings of the Technical Staff in Schools Survey:

Technical Staff in Schools Policy should be in all Schools. This document contains the findings from a survey distributed in 2007 through this association (under its former structure) to all Victorian lab technicians.

Technical Staff in Schools Policy 2012


Other LTAV publications:

Three laboratory reference manuals and a conference USB are available from LTAV.

Chemistry Reference Manual and USB, 2008: $35 (incl. GST)**. A comprehensive guide for the beginning and experienced lab technician in all aspects of the chemistry laboratory.

View the chemistry manual contents page.


Biology Reference Manual and USB, 2013: $35 (incl. GST)**. This handbook contains information on biological techniques, reagents, stains and culture media commonly used in secondary schools.

View the biology manual contents page.


Physics Reference Manual and USB, 2013: $35 (incl. GST)**. Svetlana Machouba has made many updates to the earlier version by Sabino Del Balso and Valerie Clements.

View the physics manual contents page.


Laboratory Management Databases USB, Version 2, 2009: $35 (incl. GST)**  by L.Geoff Gleadall, Dip.App.Sci.

View screenshots of the Laboratory Management Database


**Price does not include postage and delivery.  All prices subject to change.

To order, please visit the online store (digital downloads for $22.50 are available) or download the LTAV Publication Order Form.