To manage your email alerts:

  1. Log in to the ALA, click the orange Log in tab in the top right corner of the ALA home page.
  2. Click on the My profile tab, then select View profile.
  3. Click Mange your alerts.
  4. First select the frequency (hourly, daily, weekly, monthly) you would like to receive ALA alert emails. 
  5. Turn ON the alerts you would like to receive.


To set up alerts on specific pages, look for the Alerts button:


You can arrange to have email alerts sent to your email address. Alerts will be sent when new information is added to the ALA, including:

  • new images
  • new species lists
  • new data sets
  • new occurrence data sets
  • new spatial layers
  • new citizen science records with/without images
  • annotations on any record
  • new records are added. 


Alerts can also be turned on for:

  • ALA Blog
  • Data resource pages e.g. for alerts on new records or annotations from data providers.
  • Species pages e.g. alerts on new records or annotations on specific species.
  • Region pages e.g. for alerts on new records or annotations in specific states and territories.
  • Any occurrence search for alerts on new records or annotations.