Launch of Standards and Guidelines for Records Management

On 27 May 2003 the Minister for Urban Services, Mr Bill Wood MLA, launched the first of the ACT Government Standards and Guidelines for Records Management.

The launch of the Standards and Guidelines for Records Management was held at the ACT Legislative Assembly Reception room. The launch was held as an event in Archives and Records week.

Launch of Standards

Mr David Wardle - Director of Territory Records, the then Minister for Urban Services Mr Bill Wood MLA and Mr George Nichols - Chairman of the Advisory Council at the launch of the Standards and Guidelines.


On 27 May 2011 the Territory Records Office launched the ACT Government Standard for Records Management Number 9: Records Digitisation and Conversion, Records Management Guideline Number 9: Records Digitisation and Conversion and the Records Disposal Schedule - Source Records.

The launch of the Records Management Standard, Guideline and Records Disposal Schedule was held at the ACT Legislative Assembly Reception room. The launch was held as an event for Information Awareness Month in May.

The day was a great success with participants enjoying the format of the presentation and finishing the the day informed on issues surrounding the implementation of the Standard and its related documents.

Launching the Standard were Elizabeth Estbergs - ACT Reference Archivist who welcomed the participants, Wayne Finlaison - Territory Records Office explained the main points of the Standard, Lynda Weller - Territory Records Office and Kat Luland, Legislative Assembly guided participants in exercises designed to impart a greater understanding of the issues for agencies implementing the Standard.

 

Preparing for the Session Image 1 Preparing for the Session Image 2
Preparing for the Session - Lynda Weller, Kat Luland Preparing for the Session - Lynda Weller, Kat Luland
Welcome by Elizabeth Estbergs Explaining the Standard Finlaison 1
Welcome by Elizabeth Estbergs - ACT Reference Archivist Some of the attentive audience
Explaining the Standard Finlaison 3 Explaining the Standard Finlaison 2
Explaining the Standard - Wayne Finlaison Explaining the Standard - Wayne Finlaison
Explaining the Standard Finlaison 4 Explaining the Standard Finlaison 5
Explaining the Standard - Wayne Finlaison Explaining the Standard - Wayne Finlaison
Session Break Time Piecing it Together - Participants
Break and General Discussions Participants putting it all together
Piecing it Together 2 - Weller and Participant Piecing it Together Finished - Weller
Putting it all together - Lynda Weller assisting Finally all together with final overview from Lynda Weller

A special thanks go to Kat Luland, Legislative Assembly, for arranging for the use of the Legislative Assembly Reception room and also for her efforts in making the day the success it was.