Update December 2020: These are our old Records Management publications. Please refer to our new Framework as many of the publications below have been replaced. Please contact us if you have questions.
Guideline: A defined set of Standards for recordkeeping practice, issued by the State Archivist under the Archives Act 1983. It is the duty of the relevant authority to take all reasonable steps to ensure that the guidelines are complied with.
Advice: General advice to Agencies on contemporary recordkeeping issues. (No associated compliance requirement).
Template: An outline or example of a document type, often including explanatory text providing direction to the author.
Checklist: A comprehensive list of relevant actions, or steps to be taken in a specific order to support various activities.
Other: Additional tools either developed or endorsed by us for use by Government Agencies.