Recordkeeping A-Z

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 page contains questions we are asked on a regular basis and our responses. It will be added to as questions arise. These are short and general answers - please contact us for more detailed...

The Standard on Records Management requires that high value and high risk records and information should be identified and captured, then managed and made accessible for as long as...

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...

The ad hoc and unregulated deletion of information and the unwarranted over-retention of information can both affect business performance. Therefore, decisions about how long to keep information...

Removable media is storage media which is designed to be removed from a computer. Removable media is low cost, portable and simple, allowing people to copy, store and carry large quantities of...

The regular monitoring of records, recordkeeping, and records and information management is beneficial for all public sector organisations. Monitoring ensures that records are managed according to...

Due to social distancing requirements NSW public offices have embraced and deployed virtual meetings in lieu of face-to-face meetings. Virtual conference platforms enable recording of...

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 page contains guidance that will assist Ministers' offices to create and keep records appropriately and comply with their obligations under the Act. Offices of New South Wales...

You and your organisation need reliable information and records to operate effectively. Most organisations have business and recordkeeping systems which automatically create, capture and store...

This guidance provides information about recordkeeping requirements and outlines some of the sources of recordkeeping requirements. 

The regular monitoring of records, recordkeeping, and an organisational records management program, is beneficial for all public sector organisations.  Monitoring ensures that records are...

This guidance provides a summary of characteristics of records systems and the types of operations they need to be able to perform.

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

The State Records Act 1998 creates a statutory framework for authorising the disposal of State records and for deciding which records will be retained as State archives. Under the Act,...

The State Records Act 1998 creates a statutory framework for authorising the disposal of State records and for deciding which records will be retained as State archives. Under the Act,...

Advice about the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the resources available to assist government and non-government organisations in implementing the...

The Commonwealth Government has established a Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements. The terms...

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability – Preservation of historical State records

The Commonwealth Government has established a Royal...

The standard sets out three principles for effective records and information management. It has been designed to support digital recordkeeping as the NSW Government transitions to digital business...