SPUN Spydus Users Network (Incorporated in NSW) is a very active member-run user group with regular meetings and an annual conference. Members are from all types libraries across Australia and overseas.

SPUN membership is open to licensed users of the Spydus Library Management System. Institutions that primarily sell a product or service to Spydus using institutions are not eligible for membership of the Group.

Member TypeFull
(New Zealand)
(Outside Australia)
Annual Fee $200 AUD $150 AUD $50 AUD
Voting rights
(at AGM)
Yes Yes No
Website access Yes Yes Yes
SPUN email List subscription Yes Yes Yes
Enhancement voting rights
(1 vote per membership)
Yes Yes Yes


The full annual membership fee is payable at the beginning of each financial year (1st July).

New members joining before 1st January pay 100% of the fee.  New members joining after 31st December pay 50% of the fee.

Please contact the SPUN Treasurer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information on joining SPUN.


Payments via Credit Card

To make payments easier, SPUN is registered with PayMate - a secure Internet payment service (based in Australia). Payment can be made using your Australian or international Visa or Mastercard credit card. You do NOT need to be registered with Paymate to make an Express Payment via credit card! Please ensure you pay in Australian dollars (AUD). Please click on the Paymate logo to pay your membership fee by credit card.



Membership Invoice

For the convenience of new and existing members, a SPUN membership invoice is available for download. Please update the invoice as per your individual organisation's requirements. (eg if a purchase order is required, please prepare and enter these details onto the Invoice).

Instructions for remittance are contained on the invoice.

Please note: SPUN is a non-profit organisation and is GST exempt, therefore GST is not included on SPUN invoices (Ref: What if your organisation is not registered for GST - ATO). For more info visit: Tax basics for non-profit organisations (ATO web page).


Joining the SPUN Site and the email Discussion List

SPUN Site logons will be created once payment is made.

Instructions for Joining the email list.

Note: We require member organisation email addresses to be the ones that are subscribed to the SPUN list unless there is a very good reason for a personal one to be the only option.


No part of this site may be reproduced in any form without the prior written permission of the SPUN National Executive.

All content is © SPUN - Spydus Users Network Inc.


This web site, like most, is a dynamic one that is regularly updated and enhanced. SPUN however gives no warranty, express or implied, as to the currency, accuracy or completeness of information from this site.

Use of information obtained from this site is at the user's own risk. SPUN does not accept liability for loss or damages incurred as a result of reliance placed upon the content of this site.

In addition to site content, the SPUN web site also provides links to external web sites. This is not to be taken as an endorsement of those sites, as these sites are outside of our control. It is the responsibility of the user to make his/her own decision about the suitability and accuracy of any external web site that this site links to.

SPUN Conference 2018, Manly

The 2018 conference was held Wednesday 21 November until Friday 23 November at:

Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific Hotel
55 North Steyne
Manly NSW



AGM Documents (Login to access)


Registration and Accommodation

Being part of Civica Exchange has allowed our Conference Registration process to go online. This should make registering a streamlined process.

SPUN Conference Online Registrations, accommodation, and further details.


Pay with Paymate Express

Registration can be paid by cheque or EFT (as per registration form/tax invoice), or by credit card, via PayMate Express.


For those of you looking to apply and seek approval for conference, please see below for associated costs.


Training Sessions Fees


Sessions SPUN Fees


ON-SITE ACCOMMODATION (only bookable as part of registration)

The room rates below are inclusive of GST.

Breakfast is an extra at $20 per day.

Room Accommodation 


You will have to book this yourself

  • The Sebel Sydney Manly Beach
  • Manly Paradise Hotel and Apartments



  • For general enquiries about the conference please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. orThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Enquiries about registration and payment should be made to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



Conference Objectives:

  • To provide a forum for Civica to present members with new/improved features and developments in Spydus.
  • To provide Civica with feedback on Spydus and have input into its future development.
  • To obtain information on the business plans, performance and status of Civica, the company.
  • To provide members with opportunities to network and exchange information.
  • To showcase innovative applications and projects involving Spydus.
  • To increase members' awareness of technology trends and opportunities that may influence Spydus and library operations.
  • To hold a SPUN AGM to conduct necessary business.
  • To provide members with an informative, stimulating, enjoyable and value-for-money conference experience.

Previous conferences: