Recordkeeping A-Z

When you send or receive a text or short message service (SMS) message for work purposes, it is a State record. This means it must be captured, maintained and disposed of in accordance with the...

Education and training opportunities

Education, training and skills development is essential to raise awareness of good recordkeeping across the NSW public sector.
See our advice on...

Due to the likely relocation of the NSW State Archives and Records office from Queens Square and our review of training opportunities, there will be no training in the second...

This option continues to be the most common approach for paper records, and may be suitable for certain types of electronic State archives. State Records has issued guidelines on transfer (Section...

These procedures set out how to transfer records that are required as State Archives to the custody of State Records when they are no longer in use. They should be used by public offices that are...

This authority provides approval for NSW public offices to transfer records out of the State for the purposes of storage with or maintenance by service providers based outside of NSW....

A thesaurus is a tool that supports the classification and management of records, usually at the file level. In a keyword thesaurus:

  • keywords describe broad business functions
  • ...