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.... Continue Reading →

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... 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 →

Tanki-chi anyone?

No, we haven’t started on a new get fit regime. Tanki-chi, which is Japanese for short term value, was the title of our working draft for the new Transitory Records and Short Term Retention and Disposal Schedule (QDAN720v1). QDAN720v1 is a flexible tool enabling agencies to manage and destroy records that are not required to... Continue Reading →

Sharing PAPG Discussions

Earlier this year QSA published a blog about the Public Authority Practitioners Group (PAPG) and extended an invitation for people to join the group. We had a great response and now have members representing 36 different agencies. At the June 2015 meeting, PAPG members agreed to share the broad discussion points from each meeting for... Continue Reading →

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