News: Consultation on draft guideline and disposal authorisation for records relating to the safety and wellbeing of children

Queensland State Archives (QSA) has released draft disposal authorisations and guidance on creating records relating to the safety and wellbeing of children for consultation in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission). Background The Royal Commission recognised that inadequate records and recordkeeping practices ‘contributed to delays in or... Continue Reading →

Where on the scale do you lie?

With the release of our new self-evaluation tool to help agencies assess their recordkeeping maturity, we’d thought we’d take a moment to talk a little about how it worked. We made the Tool for a few reasons. We wanted to: Provide more guidance on what constituted recordkeeping maturity in light of the Records governance policy... Continue Reading →

News: Release of the Recordkeeping Maturity Assessment Tool

Queensland State Archives is pleased to announce the release of the Recordkeeping Maturity Assessment Tool. The Tool is the second part of the Recordkeeping Transformation Program which aims to improve the standard of records and information management across government agencies.  Like the Records Governance Policy (the Policy), it is part of the Queensland Government Enterprise... Continue Reading →

Measuring records governance

Policy Requirement 2 tells agencies to measure how well records governance is supporting their business imperatives and strategic goals. When we released the Records Governance Policy for consultation in 2018, the feedback we received about this element was mostly in the form of questions: Would QSA say what measures they should use? Where would the... Continue Reading →

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