Recordkeeping A-Z

These guidelines are issued by the Attorney General in accordance with section 52(3) of the State Records Act 1998 . The purpose of the guidelines is to assist public...

Archival appraisal is perhaps the most important — and certainly the most final — decision-making function that an archives institution undertakes. A decision not to keep records as...

This specification recommends technical requirements for digitising paper format State records within Public Offices and can be used as quality criteria under...

In this context, a publication includes any form of information which is published, intended to be made available to the public or able to be accessed by the public. It also includes published...

The whole of government e-Recruitment system is used by an increasing number of government agencies to manage the recruitment process. While in the majority of cases it is suitable to retain most...

Advances in technology have ensured that it is now easy to create, replicate and share digital images. However, these images generally take up a lot of storage space are more susceptible to abuse...

Personnel records documenting the management of employees are important records in all organisations. Some of these need to be maintained for long periods of time, often after an employee has left...

Sentencing of records is an activity that should be part of every NSW public offices' Records Management Program.

This advice should be used when a public office or part of a public office is being privatised.

Public access to the records of Government is a fundamental right in a democratic society. The State Records Act 1998 promotes the principles of accountability and access by providing for the...

Creating and capturing records to document activities facilitating the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009, including the processing of formal applications, handling of informal...