The ALA is a collaborative project aggregating information from research institutions, state/territory and federal agencies as well as biodiversity interest groups and individuals.

Current contributors include large and small institutions and individuals, including:

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
  • Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
  • Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)
  • Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS)
  • Government departments from all of the Australian states and territories, including
    • Northern Territory Department of Land Resource Management (DLRM)
    • New South Wales – Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH)
    • South Australia – Department for Environment and Water (DEW)
  • Birdlife Australia
  • eBird

For a list of current data providers see Atlas of Living Australia data sets.