Records of temporary value can be destroyed in accordance with disposal schedules and management authorisation.
Most information created, received, or converted to digital can be managed electronically avoiding the need to print and file.
Agencies and local councils must only dispose of official records in accordance with a determination made by the Director of State Records with the approval of State Records Council.
General Disposal Schedules approved by State Records Council.
What to do about mouldy and damaged records, including conservation treatment.
Agencies determine public access to archives in consultation with the Director, State Records.
Operational Records Disposal Schedules (RDS) approved by State Records Council.
Physical transfer of records to State Records' custody can only occur once we have approved the transfer proposal.