Recordkeeping & Working Remotely: 4 Tips to Make it Easier!

Our working practices have changed dramatically over the past year. Even when we’re working from home, dealing with tech fails, pets, kids photo bombing our team meetings, and the endless craving for coffee/tea/biscuits (delete as appropriate) we’re still required to ensure we are keeping records of our work that are accessible when needed. Here’s some … Continue reading Recordkeeping & Working Remotely: 4 Tips to Make it Easier!

Disposal Authorisation Hack workshops

As part of the Retention and disposal simplification project we recently held some workshops after an EOI for participants. These are now done and we're working through the information we gathered. Check out our short video for an overview of the workshops. If you don't already make sure to subscribe to our newsletter to … Continue reading Disposal Authorisation Hack workshops

Digital Archiving project update

Photo by Manuel Geissinger on We’re excited to share with you that QSA has commenced working on Tranche 2 of the Digital Archive Program: the capability for the Digital Preservation and Storage of permanent digital born records. Tranche 1 saw the design and implementation of our new Archival Management System (comprising of ArchivesSpace, ArchivesGateway … Continue reading Digital Archiving project update

A New World of Information Needs New Thinking

The rapid and transformative change of the way data and information is created and used has meant we need to reimagine the way we do retention and disposal. Currently, agencies use disposal authorisations to help determine what records to keep and for how long. Under the Public Records Act 2002, a disposal authorisation is required … Continue reading A New World of Information Needs New Thinking