Annual records round-up – sentencing

When you’re mustering your records at the end of the year – there are a few things you need to know about sentencing. Finding and using a schedule Most of the current authorised retention and disposal schedules can be found using our special retention and disposal schedule search. You can search by QDAN number, schedule... Continue Reading →

Come to the diary room

Normally when you get called to the diary room on Big Brother, you have to reveal some secret or grievance about another house mate. But what takes place and how you go about undertaking surveillance and monitoring isn’t always like that! In this blog we wanted to let you know about the surveillance record classes... Continue Reading →

Information is power

Wonder if back in 1965 the information being typed in this room was powering the massive computers sitting in the basement! Since the release of the draft General retention and disposal schedule (GRDS) for consultation, we’ve made changes to some of the record classes in Information Management, particularly the technology-related ones. So for all those... Continue Reading →

By popular demand, GRDS infographics

As requested by popular demand, below are some visuals providing an overview of changes to the GRDS.  Please note these Infographics are a guide ONLY. For full details of changes to the GRDS from version 7 to the current 1st September 2016 version, please see the appraisal log, the full summary of changes and other... Continue Reading →

Full steam ahead! Navigating the GRDS

You've probably noticed that there are a few things different about the new GRDS. One of the major changes relates to the structure and feel of the schedule. We've been thinking about ways that might help users navigate the GRDS, so they find what they're looking for, and thought we'd share some ideas. Customised table... Continue Reading →

There is a line here

Have you ever been at a shop and there is a line but someone pushes in? Story of my life! Well the same could be said with the new General retention and disposal schedule (GRDS). The new GRDS has turned up and it’s bigger and better than before and your agency/sector schedule is blinded by... Continue Reading →

‘Lite’ing the GRDS

With the release of the General retention and disposal schedule (GRDS), we are also releasing an updated GRDS Lite. For those of you old enough to remember, this image from the laser light show at Expo 88 can help light the way for you to use the GRDS Lite. What is the GRDS Lite? The... Continue Reading →

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