High-value records

Having trouble identifying your high-value records? Then today’s blog post is for you! Policy Requirement 4 in the Records Governance Policy requires agencies to actively manage permanent, high-value and high-risk records and information as a priority. Today, we’re talking about how to determine which of your records are high-value. There are a number of different... Continue Reading →

News: Consultation opened for Recordkeeping Maturity Assessment Tool

The Recordkeeping Maturity Assessment Tool is part of the Recordkeeping Transformation Program which aims to improve the standard of records and information management across government. Effective records and information management are at the heart of open, accountable and modern government. The Assessment Tool outlines five levels of recordkeeping maturity: undeveloped, developing, acceptable, managed and embedded.... Continue Reading →

Would a record by any other name be just as findable?

On the website we have advice about all the tools, rules, procedures and policies for recordkeeping in your agency. The rules include recordkeeping rules (such as naming conventions) and business rules (who does what). We’ll look at business rules and some other recordkeeping rules later, but rules like naming conventions, metadata and data entry standards... 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 We’ve taken that bit out, but it’s been replaced by a requirement...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 →

We’re back!

It’s been a while since our last blog post. Where have you been? …you may ask and what have you been doing? Well we haven’t been on a long holiday (although that would be nice!) but it’s been a bit like those little ducks swimming in the river – you know, calm on top, feet... Continue Reading →

Introducing CORIM… the forum

There have always been various recordkeeping groups around Queensland – some very specific, others more general. But they’ve always had one thing in common: they’ve been face to face. You’ve always had to walk a few blocks, or get in a car and drive somewhere, or sometimes fly to wherever the meeting or conference is.... Continue Reading →

Have you been in contact with a lobbyist?

Are you aware that in Queensland we have the Integrity Act 2009 (the Act), which governs the contact between lobbyists and the government including opposition representatives? This blog will let you know what records you need to be creating and for how long if you are creating records of contact with lobbyists. What is a... Continue Reading →

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