​Secondary Storage Certification

Each agency as defined under the Archives Act 1983 needs to ensure the safety and proper preservation of the State records that it creates. If an agency decides to use the services of a commercial storage provider, ensure that minimum compliance requirements for the storage of records will be met.​

To assist agencies in the understanding and implementation of this obligation, we have written Guideline 13 Certification for Secondary Storage Providers, which sets out minimum compliance requirements for the storage of state records.

Secondary Storage providers are inspected and certified as Approved Secondary Storage Providers (ASSP).

A list of Secondary Storage Providers that have been certified under State Records Guideline No 13 are available here.

If you are a provider of storage services and would like to discuss arranging an inspection as part of the certification process, please contact us.​