Category Archives: Strategy

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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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Digital transition event – driving a future state

We all know agencies are increasingly running their business in digital environments. But managing the evidence of that digital business – the records – can be challenging and requires innovative solutions and practices. To support agencies with the transition, Queensland State Archives (QSA) hosted a records and information management event in Brisbane on 1 September […]
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Go on, get out there and market your services!

By Samantha Elkington-Dent Author bio: Sam works in Information Management Services (IMS) at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). IMS look after information and records management, the staff intranet, and copyright. IMS are a multi-award winning team. In 2015 the team won the RIMPA Chris Simpson Award for Innovation & Marketing and in 2016 […]
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PAPG June 2016 meeting

We had a great turnout for the second Public Authority Practitioner Group (PAPG) meeting for 2016, held on Tuesday 7 June. There was a strong attendance with 27 public authorities represented. Highlights included… QSA update Appointment – Josephine Marsh has been appointed to the permanent position of Director of Government Recordkeeping at Queensland State Archives. […]
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Collaborate, Create & Share – PAPG March 2016 meeting

The first Public Authority Practitioner Group (PAPG) meeting for 2016 was held on the 16th of March. There was a great turnout with 23 different public authorities represented. Below are some of the main discussion points from the meeting…. QSA Update New State Archivist – The new Executive Director and State Archivist, Mike Summerell, commenced […]
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2015 Unwrapped – QSA-style

Thank you to everyone who visited QSA and participated in our now annual end of year wrap-up! We were pleased to greet 27 guests from 14 different agencies. To those who were unable to make it, start making plans for next year! Don’t worry though if you missed the celebration, as here’s a wrap-up of […]
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Recordkeeping survey results

Now that the 2014-15 Recordkeeping Survey has drawn to a close, we thought you’d like to see the final progress report. Firstly, a big thank you to all of our agencies that participated in the 2014-15 Recordkeeping Survey. In the 2013 Survey, all Queensland Government agencies were required to complete it. However, in the 2014-15 […]
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Key to knowledge sharing – PAPG November 2015 meeting

Representatives from 18 agencies provided topical discussions at the final Public Authority Practitioners Group (PAPG) meeting for 2015, held on Wednesday 4 November. Highlights include… QSA Update  Standing Offer Arrangement – Advice was given on the Queensland Government’s Standing Offer Arrangement (SOA) for destruction/storage services, to be extended for another 12 months, following expiry in […]
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