News: Child protection is everyone’s responsibility – disposal freeze for records that may become relevant to an allegation of child sexual abuse

As of 1 June 2018, Queensland State Archives has issued a disposal freeze on records that are relevant to, or may become relevant to, an allegation of child sexual abuse. Any records covered by this disposal freeze in an authorised retention and disposal schedule must not be destroyed until this disposal freeze is revoked. This... Continue Reading →

‘They’re all just committees right?’

When thinking about committees, you might imagine a group of men in suits like our dapper gents above. However, committees are not always how we imagine. Broadly speaking, committees are established to consider specific matters, advise on issues and make decisions on behalf of the wider group or agency. When you look at it this... Continue Reading →

Defending your defensible process

The source records disposal authorisation has been out for almost a month now! Wow how time flies (not records, records shouldn’t fly). In the old digitisation disposal policy (DDP), one of the requirements was that you had to have your own DDP too. We’ve taken that bit out, but it’s been replaced by a requirement... Continue Reading →

The MOG Blog (The Sequel)

Anyone who has been through a MOG or administrative change will be able to tell you sometimes it feels like a saga with 55 episodes, with a couple of prequels thrown in. Well now we have a 56th season in the works, so time to learn your lines (find out what’s happening), and figure out... Continue Reading →

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 →

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