Annual records round-up – disposal

Judging by the queries we’ve been getting, y’all are doing your end-of-year records round-up and destruction. Hopefully the records are a little easier to manage than a herd of cows, but if you have some strays here’s some tips to help you out and the low-down on where to find all the information you need.... Continue Reading →

Pull that trigger… to sentence records

When you look at disposal actions in a schedule are you left wondering what they mean and how you can implement them? With the latest release of the General retention and disposal schedule (GRDS), we have made some changes to disposal actions, including triggers, to try and clear up some of the uncertainty surrounding the... Continue Reading →

Are we there yet?

Nearly!  We know it has been a long and winding road but the release of the new General Retention and Disposal Schedule is fast approaching.  We thought we would give you a few reminders of some things you might need to think of between now and then. To make sure you are keeping your records... Continue Reading →

Lists, lists and more lists

In our continuing series on reducing paper mountains, we bring you some advice about disposal. As part of your disposal activities, you will need evidence that lawful disposal of your public records has taken place and was endorsed by your CEO or authorised delegate. You can get the endorsement in whichever format works for your... Continue Reading →

Extending the conversations

Here in Government Recordkeeping, we know the value of a good conversation. You know the type, where you get the opportunity to air your thoughts, feel listened to, learn from others and be inspired by their tales of successes (and, at times, failures!). When you have these conversations you realise you’re not alone; you’re part... Continue Reading →

Cast your ballot here!

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 Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) circular reminder about the recordkeeping requirements for Council records. The... Continue Reading →

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