Australian Government agencies have completed two Information Management surveys during the 2015-16 financial year. As recommended by the Review of Whole-of-Government Internal Regulation (Belcher Red Tape Review), the Archives’ annual report to the Portfolio Minister (2016) on implementation of digital continuity in the Australian Government and the de-identified reports of analysis of responses to the 2015 Check-up Digital and 2016 survey of Australian Government records and information management practices are now available:
- Report to Portfolio Minister - Implementation of Digital Continuity in the Australian Government (2016)
- Check-up Digital survey report (2015)
- Information and Records Management Practices in Australian Government Agencies (2016)
Digital continuity policy enables the integration of information governance principles into agency work practices and promotes a consistent approach across government. Find out more about the digital continuity policy and pathways.
Information is a strategic asset that must be created, stored and managed. Find out about information governance and responsibilities.
By 2020 all information generated as agency business will be created and managed digitally. Find out about digital assets and processes.
Interoperable information, systems and processes reduce unnecessary duplication and the impact of structural changes in government. Find out how consistent metadata and standards support the continuing value of information.
See Targets and pathways for the three principles in the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy that cover governance and people, digital assests and processes and metadata and standards.
The National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence celebrates the positive changes and progress to making digital information more robust, fit-for-purpose and available.
The digital transition policy was designed to guide Australian Government agencies in their move to digital information and records management. Find out about the scope and the requirements intended to help agencies meet the 2020 target.