Recordkeeping A-Z

This guide provides a checklist against which an existing or new business system may be assessed to determine:

  • whether the business the system supports is subject to any recordkeeping...

The Digitisation checklist: Overview is designed to be a quick reference source for information about inclusions in a business process digitisation program. For more information...

This page provides advice on choosing a format/codec for digitising different types of audio and video recordings.

This guidance identifies key considerations specific and unique to cloud email, which need to be addressed prior to its implementation.

One way councillors can be informed of their responsibilities is through the issue of policy and procedures. NSW State Archives and Records has created a sample records management policy and...

This advice describes the process of formulating Counter disaster plans. It supports a public office’s preparedness for, and recovery from natural and man-made disasters affecting records in...

Just like managing any other records, most COVID-19-related records, in the first instance, should be sentenced using one of the general disposal authorities such as ...

This guidance provides advice on the creation and capture of records.

Under the State Records Act 1998...

This Advice provides some information around questions NSW State Archives and Records has received in relation to Council amalgamations.

NSW public offices collect personal contact information for a number of purposes, such as:

NSW public offices collect personal contact information for a number of purposes, such as:

Using collaborative tools for government business will create official records. This advice lists the types of records which should be captured and how long they should be kept.

CAD (computer aided design) software is used to develop engineering and technical design documents. Literally hundreds of work hours can go into developing CAD drawings. They are valuable...

Every organisation in the NSW public sector has an involvement with a range of committees. It is important that recordkeeping procedures are established for each committee that your organisation...

This checklist is designed to provide information for the quick assessment of damage to records and their recovery.

Chief executives of NSW public offices have specific obligations under the State Records Act 1998. This page contains guidance that will assist chief executives to make and keep...

This case study describes the Family and Community Services' OneTRIM Program implemented as part of the OneFACS strategy to improve records management compliance and provide a single, up to...

The uptake of cloud-based services is a key component of ICT strategy across many organisations. With appropriate consideration (including risk assessment), selection and management of service...