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Part 3: Acknowledgements and list of sources used (GA28)

State Records would like to acknowledge the wide range of individuals and organisations providing assistance and feedback in the development of the authority.

3.1 Acknowledgements | 3.2 Sources used in the creation of this authority

3.1 Acknowledgements

State Records would like to acknowledge the wide range of individuals and organisations providing assistance and feedback in the development of the authority. In particular we would like to thank Karuna Bhoday, Paul Ferridge and Russell Kelly from the National Archives of Australia, Glen Sanders from Energy Australia and the members of our focus group who provided significant, valuable feedback on a regular basis.

Members of the focus group

  • Ailsa Evans, Department of Education (TAFE NSW)
  • Louise Fischer, Art Gallery of NSW
  • David Horne, St Vincents Hospital
  • Tony Leviston, (formerly) Central Corporate Services Unit
  • Glen Morgan, NSW Treasury, Office of Financial Management
  • Michael Smith, University of Western Sydney
  • Donna Welch, Energy Australia

We would also like to acknowledge the following individuals who provided feedback on the review of the former General Disposal Authority: personnel records prior to the personnel function being incorporated into GA28 in 2012:

  • May Robertson, University of Sydney
  • Michael Smith, University of Western Sydney
  • Robert Sparshott, Attorney General and Justice
  • Margaret Miller, Service First
  • Gaye Pracy, Ausgrid
  • Geoff Smith, Roads and Maritime Services.

3.2 Sources used in the creation of this authority

State Records has drawn extensively on the retention and disposal authorities from other States and the Commonwealth. The National Archives of Australia's Administrative Functions Disposal Authority (AFDA), February 2000 was a particularly valuable source.

Legislation

  • Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985
  • Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Act 1984
  • Annual Reports (Departments) Regulation 2000
  • Annual Reports (Statutory Bodies) Regulation 2000
  • Anti Discrimination Act 1977
  • Civil Liability Act 2002
  • Copyright Act 1879
  • Dangerous Goods Act 1975
  • Disability Services Act 1993
  • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
  • Freedom of Information Act 1989
  • Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009
  • Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002
  • Heritage Act 1977
  • Industrial Arbitration (Special Provisions) Act 1984
  • Industrial Relations Act 1996
  • Industrial Relations (General) Regulation 2001
  • Industrial Relations Commission Rules 1996
  • Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991
  • Library Act 1939
  • Library Regulation 2000
  • Limitation Act 1969
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
  • Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998
  • Protected Disclosures Act 1994
  • Public Sector Management (Goods and Services) Regulation 2000
  • Public Sector Management (General) Regulation 1996
  • Public Sector Employment and Management Act 2002
  • Public Sector Employment Legislation Amendment Act 2006
  • State Records Act 1998
  • State Records Regulation 1995
  • Workers Compensation Act 1987
  • Workers Compensation Regulation 2003
  • Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998
  • Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Regulation 2002

Commonwealth acts and regulations

  • Copyright Act 1968
  • Copyright (International Protection) Regulations 1969
  • Copyright Regulations 1969
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  • Industrial Relations (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988
  • Workplace Relations Act 1996
  • Workplace Relations Regulations 1996
  • Workplace Relations (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Regulations 2003

Premiers' Memoranda/Circulars

Recent Premiers' Memoranda and Circulars were reviewed to determine any requirements for retention periods. These are available from the Department of Premier and Cabinet website.

The following list is a selection that had publications attached, which were also reviewed:

  • C2004-17 Guidelines for the Engagement and Use of Consultants
  • C2000-26 Employment Health Assessment Policy and Guidelines
  • C2000-11 Managing and Supporting Attendance at Work Policy Framework
  • M2003-2 High Environment Performance Guide for Buildings
  • M2001-17 Conduct Guidelines for Members of NSW Government Boards and Committees, Premier's Department, November 2001
  • M2000-15 Access to Published Information - Laws, policy and guidelines [Library deposit]
  • M1999-3 Government Boards and Committees
  • M1998-35 Government Energy Management Policy: Reducing greenhouse emissions from Government operations
  • M1998-1 Revised Health, Safety, Medical Assessment and Medical Retirement Procedures
  • M1997-20 Government Waste Reduction and Purchasing Policy

Publications