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Premier and Cabinet (Department of) to Royal Commision into Drug Trafficking

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Premier and Cabinet, Department of | Primary Industries, Department of | Privacy NSW | Public Trust Office | Public Works and Services, Department of | Rail Corporation of NSW | Reporting Services Branch | Roads and Traffic Authority | Royal Commission into Drug Trafficking

Premier and Cabinet, Department of

Aboriginal Trust Fund Repayment scheme l CabinetLocal Government Remuneration Tribunal | Office for Women's Policy | Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal | Special Commission of Inquiry into the Medical Research and Compensation Foundation (James Hardie Limited) | Premier and Cabinet, Department of | Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal | Sydney Market Authority | Agriculture and Fisheries Division | Mineral Resources Division

 

Aboriginal Trust Fund Repayment Scheme

AD No.

Description of Records

Access Direction

1255

Scope
Application files
Duration of CPA direction
100 years
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal information

Closed

Cabinet

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
477 Scope
Department of Premier and Cabinet records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions.
Includes Department of Premier and Cabinet meeting papers and documents, Cabinet Office records such as policy advice and support services relating to anticipated questions, regional visits, intergovernmental agreements, representations and submissions
Open
1082 Scope
Cultural heritage information pertaining to Aboriginal relics, sites and places of significance
Duration of CPA direction
Permanently
Reason for CPA direction
Records may contain culturally sensitive information or information restricted under Indigenous tradition
Closed
1083 Scope
Transcripts of in-camera hearings, confidential exhibits and records of suppressed witnesses of Royal Commissions and Special Commissions of Inquiry contained in the records of Cabinet
Duration of CPA direction
90 years
Reason for CPA direction
- Information provided under an expectation of confidentiality, or to which a legal obligation of confidentiality still applies
- Sensitive personal information
- Disclosure of information could jeopardise the future provision of information
Closed

Local Government Remuneration Tribunal

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
1260 Scope
All records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open

Office for Women's Policy

AD No.

Description of Records

Access Direction

1158

Scope
All records of the Office of Women's Policy and its predecessors not covered by a closed to public access direction or early access authorisation

Open

Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
1036 Scope
All records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open

Premier and Cabinet, Department of

AD No.

Description of Records

Access Direction

1255

Scope
Records available under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 as open public information or proactivley released. Includes publications, publicity and educational material in all formats

Early access

477 Scope
Department of Premier and Cabinet records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions.
Includes Department of Premier and Cabinet meeting papers and documents, Cabinet Office records such as policy advice and support services relating to anticipated questions, regional visits, intergovernmental agreements, representations and submissions
Open

Special Commission of Inquiry into the Medical Research and Compensation Foundation (James Hardie Limited)

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
1189 Scope
Records of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Medical Research  and Compensation Foundation (James Hardie Limited). These records include the master copies of summonsed by the Inquiry
Open

Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Tribunal

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
1037 Scope
All records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open

Sydney Market Authority

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
393 Scope
Publications, publicity and promotional records of the former Sydney Farm Produce Market Authority/Sydney Market Authority ( Agency no 3069) including:
Annual Reports
Pictures and photos re history of the Market
Sydney Market Authority History papers
The Sydney Markets 1788-1988 by Michael Chrisne
Early Access
394 Scope
All records transferred as State archives to State Records of the former Sydney Farm Produce Market Authority/Sydney Market Authority (Agency no 3069) not subject to closed to public access directions or early access authorisations
Open
457 Scope
All documents in Premier's Department files located at State Records that relate to the Statute of WestminsterIncludes but is not limited to file 44/2808, reregistered as file 83/749.
Early access

Primary Industries, Department of

Agriculture and Fisheries Division

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
362 Scope
Division of Plant Industries - Farm Produce files and Farm Produce Act Administrative files
Open
411 Scope
Prickly Pear Precedent Book
Open
472 Scope
Division of Animal Industries - Large Stock Brand Registers
Open
536 Scope
Records of Committees of the Department. Includes minutes and reports and the records of the former Herbage Plant Liaison Committee
Open
621 Scope
NSW Fisheries - Oyster lease files
Open
1297 Scope
Records available under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 as open access information or proactively released such as publication, publicity and education material in all formats.  Including
* Fishing Trawler logs showing number of fish caught, species, detailed records of local weather conditions, details of the trawlers. Date range: 1919 to 1956.
*Cards of summaries of commercial fish catches in lakes and rivers. Includes annual state totals.
Date range: 1955 to 1978.
*Monthly returns of fish received at Co-ops under the Fisheries and Oyster Farm Act. Date range: 1980s
Early Access

Mineral Resources Division

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
291 Scope
Geological Survey Reports.
Series Detail
The series consists of Geological Survey Reports (GS) which are primarily departmental and company reports outlining exploration activities conducted throughout New South Wales.
This series is part of the Geological Survey collection, a unique collection of unpublished reports on the results of exploration submitted to the Department of Mineral Resources by companies and individuals as a consequence of exploration and mining licences being granted.
The file in the GS series contain reports, maps, plans, logs, and photos related to survey and exploration projects. The Department, companies and consultants directly involved in mining and exploration work, mainly use the reports. There is also some use by other government departments and academics.
The Geological Survey collection dating back to 1870 contained over 30,000 reports by the late 1990's and included the following series:
(A) GS Reports (GS)
(B) Mine Records (MR)
(C) Annual Report Compilations (ARC)
(D) Coal Reports (CR)
(E) Seismic Reports (SS)
(F) Well Completion Reports (WCR)
(G) Aeromagnetic Reports (AMO)
(H) Gravity Reports (GR)
(I) Petroleum Geological Reports (PGR).
Duration of CPA direction
Until the authority has expiredThe Department determines when an authority has expired.
Obtaining access
Due to the high access rates for the reports, the former Department of Mineral Resources decided to image them to enable greater distribution and multiple user access. Electronic access to the series can be gained through the Minerals and Petroleum website under the Division of Resources and Energy of the Department of Trade & Investment or by visiting the Department's Head Office in Sydney or one of the regional centres at Armidale, Orange, Singleton, or Broken Hill.
Electronic access to the Geological Survey collection application can be gained through the Department's site by accessing the MinView application which allows users to display and query Geological and Exploration Titles information. MinView also provides links to the Digital Imaging of Geological System (DIGS) that enables users to display the GS exploration reports associated with drillholes, mineral deposits, and exploration titles information. Users can also directly access DIGS through the web site.
Reason for CPA direction
Commercial in confidence
Closed
386 Scope
Publications, publicity and educational material in all formats, including maps
Early Access
389 Scope
All records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open
390 Scope
Records relating to the management of royaltiesIncludes: private land leases, payment registers, client records (including coal and limestone royalties)
Duration of CPA direction

50 years
Reason for CPA direction
Commercial confidentiality
Adverse effect on the business affairs of a person or individual
Closed
421 Scope
Agreements and DeedsIncludes agreements for sale, mortgage agreements, joint ventures and financial agreements
Duration of CPA direction
50 years
Reason for CPA direction
Commercial in confidence
Closed
775 Scope
Coal Compensation BoardAll records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open

Privacy NSW

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
366 Scope
Privacy Committee meeting agenda and minutes
Duration of CPA direction
Open 9/10/2030
Reason for CPA direction
Information provided under an expectation of confidentiality and of a personal nature
Closed
367 Scope
Complaint files, 1975 -1999
These records were created by the former Privacy Committee
Duration of CPA direction
Open on 9/10/2030
Reason for CPA direction
Information provided under an expectation of confidentiality
Sensitive personal information
Closed

Public Trust Office

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
14 Scope
Estate Files "A" Bundles
Duration of CPA direction
100 years from date of administration
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal information
Information given in confidence
Closed
141 Scope
Curator of Intestate Estate Case papers; 1821 - 1913
Open
502 Scope
Publications, publicity and promotional material in all formats
Early access
503 Scope
Dormant Funds files
Early access
505 Scope
Wills (Unadministered)
Duration of CPA direction
110 years
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal information
Information given in confidence
Closed
506 Scope
Trust Account Ledger cards
Duration of CPA direction
100 years
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal and financial information
Closed
507 Scope
Staff/personal records
Duration of CPA direction
100 years from date of birth
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal information
Closed
508 Scope
All records not covered by early access authorisations or closed to public access directions
Open

Public Works and Services, Department of

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
26 Scope
Personnel records
Duration of CPA direction
50 years
Reason for CPA direction
Sensitive personal information
Closed
27 Scope
Sydney Opera House construction records
Early access
28 Scope
Records relating to security buildings
Corrective services and juvenile justice institutions
Police premises
Court Houses
Parliament House
Government House
Duration CPA direction
While buildings are current
Reason for CPA direction
Security
Closed
29 Scope
All records not covered by AD 26, 27,28
Open
305 Scope
Publications
Includes film, video and multimedia material commissioned/created by the Department
Requests for copies and use of film and video material should be directed to the Department
Early access

Rail Corporation of NSW

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
3 Scope
Records transferred as archives to State Records not covered by closed to public access directions or early access authorisations
Open
6 Scope
NSW safe working files
Duration of CPA direction
50 years
Reason for CPA direction
Potential evidential value to SRA for future investigations or legal action
Closed
19 Scope
Annual reports, timetables, in-house publications, publications including posters and promotional material , Historical notes and references
Early access
23 Scope
Microfilms and indexes to State Rail plans and drawings excluding those for City Rail's city circle which are covered by AD 25
Open
25 Scope
Records identified as being a risk to public safety if universally available
These records include City Railway plans [R121] which include details of tunnels, entrances and exits of stations and rail tracks of City Rail
Duration of CPA direction
100 years
Reason for CPA direction
Security and public safety
Closed
1184

Scope
Personal history cards (staff summary records) of railway employees

Duration of CPA direction

30 years from date of separation

Reason for CPA direction

Personal information

Closed

Reporting Services Branch

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
1111 Scope
Transcripts of open Local, District, Supreme Court & Industrial Relations Commission
Open
1112

Scope
Transcripts of closed or in-camera Local, District, Supreme Court & Industrial Relations Commission

Duration of CPA direction
75 years
Reason for CPA direction
Matters which are held in camera or in closed proceedings in order to supress party identities by virtue of court order

Closed

 

Roads and Traffic Authority

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
413 Scope
Records relating to infrastructure and facilities that if publicly available would endanger public safety.
Records include plans, technical drawings, specifications and photographs of the Sydney Harbour Bridge
Duration of CPA direction
For the life of the structure the records document
Reason for CPA direction
Information which could compromise security and threaten the safety of any person
Closed
480 Scope
Records of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, including plans, drawings and photographs that have been identified as not endangering public safety or security if made publicly available
Open
1185

Scope

Internally and externally produced publications, publicity and educational material in all formats
Includes Vehicle brochures

Early access
1287

Scope

NRS 20012 Photograph albums relating to the construction of an aerodrome on Norfolk Island: NRS 20014 - Photograph album relating to the construction of road between Duaringa and Charters Towers, Queensland: NRS 20015 - Cartoon - Nightmare in the Territory: NRS 9777 - Aerial photographic prints, Adelaide River to Birdum, 1941: NRS 9771 - miscellaneous correspondence files - selected files for display on State Records' website.
Includes Vehicle brochures

Open

Royal Commission into Drug Trafficking

AD No.Description of recordsAccess Direction
293 Scope
Transcripts of in-camera hearings, confidential exhibits, correspondence and files relating to the administration of the Commission and responses to summons
Direction made under the Savings and transitional provisions of the State Records Act 1998.
Duration of CPA
Ongoing
Closed
294 Scope
All other records not covered by a CPA direction including transcripts of open hearings, exhibits other than those classed as confidential and indexes to that material.
Direction made under the Savings and transitional provisions of the State Records Act 1998.
Early access