Category Archives: Create and capture

Mythbusting signatures – wet, electronic or digital?

Have you recently enjoyed the convenience of completing a form electronically, only to get to the end of the process and realise that you need to print it out so you can sign it? Does your agency have any processes that start as electronic, only to stumble at the last hurdle and require a physical […]
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Finalising the discussion on drafts

What do you really need to do with drafts? Are drafts records? How long do you need to keep them for? This continues to be a hot topic for us. By the nature of our work in government, we generate a LOT of drafts. Emails, policies, briefs, plans, media releases… So what do you really […]
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Cast your ballot here!

Barcaldine Shire Councillors and staff with Premier Nicklin, 3 May 1967 Digital image ID: 4386 You may have heard that the next local government election will be held in March 2016 and the months running up to the election can be hectic for records teams. This blog is a follow up to the recent Local […]
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Today’s digital records for future generations

On Monday 3rd August 2015, Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Science and Innovation, visited Queensland State Archives to announce the imminent release of a worldwide “Expression of Interest” to build the Queensland Government’s first Digital Archive. The digital archive will provide Queensland State Archives with a means of managing long-term the rapidly growing volume of […]
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What records do I need to keep?

We recognise that a lot of our customers struggle with putting the requirements of the Public Records Act 2002 into practice. We think that the most challenging part is actually working out what a record is in the first place! For us, it’s even more challenging to find new and exciting ways of communicating this to our […]
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