Paper mountains case study 2

Don’t forgot to check out our paper mountains blog series: What do you mean I have to clean out the shed? Lists, lists and more lists Reclaim your space

Drum roll please ….. the new name of the GRDS is …..

Map mounting drums B Kelly & A Jarvis, April 1970 Digital image ID 24311 We needed to find some big drums to announce this exciting news. Hopefully these ones in the photo are big enough. As you may be aware, the General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records has been in existence since 1997 […]
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Go on, get out there and market your services!

By Samantha Elkington-Dent Author bio: Sam works in Information Management Services (IMS) at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). IMS look after information and records management, the staff intranet, and copyright. IMS are a multi-award winning team. In 2015 the team won the RIMPA Chris Simpson Award for Innovation & Marketing and in 2016 […]
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What’s in a number: new record class numbering pattern revealed!

What’s in a number: new record class numbering pattern revealed! You unanimously told us in the Preferred Numbering Pattern for GRDS survey a numbering pattern that offers less change that is easy to manage now and into the future is a must. The purpose of the survey, released in March 2016, was to gather your […]
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PAPG June 2016 meeting

We had a great turnout for the second Public Authority Practitioner Group (PAPG) meeting for 2016, held on Tuesday 7 June. There was a strong attendance with 27 public authorities represented. Highlights included… QSA update Appointment – Josephine Marsh has been appointed to the permanent position of Director of Government Recordkeeping at Queensland State Archives. […]
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Choreographing the website two-step

Sometimes updating a website feels like a dance… we have to take a jump to the left then a step to the right before we can go forward. And there have been a few times where it’s felt like we take a few steps backwards. Updating the website and all of our advice to make […]
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Welcome back, Transitory

Bert Hinkler’s Avro Avian welcomed by crowds in Queen Street, Brisbane 1928, Digital ID 3048 Very much like the crowds welcoming back Bert Hinkler after his solo flight from England to Australia, the General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records (GRDS) is welcoming back the Transitory Records and Short Term Retention and Disposal Schedule […]
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Paper mountains case study 1

Don’t forgot to check out our paper mountains blog series: What do you mean I have to clean out the shed? Lists, lists and more lists Reclaim your space

What’s in a name?

ANZAC Square, Titles Office August 1959, Digital ID 13907 Like, OMG, how long is this title – General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records? As part of the review of the General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records (otherwise known as the GRDS for short – like that’s clear!), we thought we would […]
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Collaborate, Create & Share – PAPG March 2016 meeting

The first Public Authority Practitioner Group (PAPG) meeting for 2016 was held on the 16th of March. There was a great turnout with 23 different public authorities represented. Below are some of the main discussion points from the meeting…. QSA Update New State Archivist – The new Executive Director and State Archivist, Mike Summerell, commenced […]
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