Operational Records Disposal Schedules (RDS) are used to sentence and dispose of official records relating to functions and activities specific to an agency eg:

  • Ambulance Operations performed by SA Ambulance Service
  • Collection Development carried out by the State Library of South Australia
  • Rural Industry Assistance managed by Primary Industries and Regions SA.

The Director, State Records is authorised to make determinations as to the disposal of official records with approval of State Records Council (SRC) in accordance with sections 23-24 of the State Records Act 1997

Once approved an RDS allows an agency to legally:

More information on the RDS development and approval process is available.

 

Approved Record Disposal Schedules

A

Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation (AAR) - Department of State Development RDS 2015/10 V1

Adelaide Festival Centre Trust RDS 2016/13 V1

Auditor-General's Department RDS 2012/23 V1

C

Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council - Over 50 year records

Commissioner for Victims' Rights RDS 2015/09

Compulsory Third Party Insurance Regulator (CTPIR)

Construction Industry Training Board RDS 2014/07 V1 

Consumer and Business Services - Attorney-General’s Department  RDS 2012/13 V1

D

Department for Correctional Services (DCS) RDS 2015/08 V2 

Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure RDS 2010/12 V1

Disability and Domiciliary Care - Department of Communities and Social Inclusion  RDS 2011/27 V1

E

Education Adelaide RDS 2013/15 V1

Education Standards Board of South Australia RDS 2016/14 V1

Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission (EDBC)  RDS 2015/25 V1

Environment and Natural Resources, Department of  RDS 2011/05 V1 

F

Fines Enforcement and Recovery Unit (FERU) - Attorney General's Department  RDS 2015/13 V1

Forensic Science SA - Attorney General's Department RDS 2012/14 V1 

G

Government Services Group - Service SA - Department of the Premier and Cabinet RDS 2011/06 V1 

Health Services Charitable Gifts Board RDS 2014/10 V1

Housing SA - Department for Communities and Social Inclusion RDS 2011/24 V1

H

HomeStart Finance

I

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and including Office for Public Integrity (OPI) RDS 2013/16 V1

J

Judicial Conduct Commissioner (JCC) RDS 2016/26 V1

Justice of the Peace Services - Attorney-General’s Department RDS 2011/04 V1

L

Lands, Vehicle Registration and Licensing - Land Services Group - Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure RDS 2011/11 V1

Lessor Corporations  RDS 2014/26 V1 

Lifetime Support Authority - Participant Care RDS 2015/05 V1

Local Government Association of South Australia RDS 2012/03 V1

O

Ombudsman SA - Office of the South Australian Ombudsman RDS 2012/12 V1

Organisational Performance Division - Attorney-General’s Department RDS 2010/03 V1

R

Records of the South Australian railways, 1850-1998 (Islington Plan Room Collection) RDS 2014/06 V1

Return to Work SA RDS 2014/20 V1

P

Public Transport Services Division (PTS) - Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure  RDS 2013/22 V1

S

SA Ambulance Service RDS 2012/10 V1

SACE Board of South Australia RDS 2015/15 V1

SafeWork SA RDS 2017/04 V1

South Australian Asset - Management Corporation RDS 2011/15 V1

South Australian Government Radio Network -Attorney General’s Department RDS 2013/04 V1

South Australian Film Corporation RDS 2011/02 V1

State Procurement Board and predecessor Boards RDS 2015/24 V1

State Office - Department for Education and Child Development RDS 2014/01 V1

Surveyors Board of South Australia RDS 2012/02 V1

U

Urban Renewal Authority (Renewal SA) 

This is not an exhaustive list of approved RDS.

Developing an RDS

Agency staff or consultants can contact State Records for advice when intending to develop a new or review an existing RDS.

Further information

For specific records retention and disposal queries refer  to your agency's records manager.

General information about the retention and disposal of official records is available for members of the public.