Overdue Fines, Damage & Loss


Return the following items by the due time or date during opening hours to avoid being fined:

  • 2-hour loan items at UOWCHK Library.
  • Items requested by another user (hold) or otherwise recalled by the Library.

Check your Library record to see any fines you may owe.

Fine charges

All circulated items

2-hour loan

Recalled item

Lost & Damaged item

$1 per day

$2 per hours

$3 per day overdue

Replacement cost + $10 administration processing fee



2-hour loan

Maximum Overdue Fines

All circulated items

$1 per day


2-hours loan items

$1 per hours

Lost/damaged replacement costs

When an item has been lost or damaged beyond repair or further use, you will be required to cover the replacement cost plus a $10 administration processing fee.

Loss of borrowing privileges

You will not be able to borrow if you have items flagged as lost on your record or outstanding fines of more than $60 (students, staff).

Paying fines

Octopus card payment is acceptable in the library.