Sixty years of continuous publishing under the same title is a remarkable achievement in the uncertain world of journals. Since 1951, The Australian Library Journal has seen twelve editors, and numerous contributors and readers, bringing their individual approaches, perceptions and expectations to The Journal. It has been challenged with significant changes within the profession and in the publishing industry, as well as periods of financial constraints which can spell the demise of a serial publication. And yet it has survived. For this we are indebted to the determination and belief of its editors and the continued support of the Association and its members.