The State Records Commission (SRC) and the State Records Office (SRO) are pleased to release the following publications to State and local government organizations:
- SRC Standard 7: State Archives Retained by Government Organizations (published in the Government Gazette on 21 June 2016) and accompanying Archival Storage Specification
This Standard provides for a government organization to retain a State archive beyond the compulsory transfer period.
These “Directions” apply when the State Archivist is unable to accept a transfer of State archives from a State organization.
- SRC Standard 8: Managing Digital Information (published in the Government Gazette on 21 June 2016)
This Standard describes specific requirements for the management of digital information in State organizations.
This Authority supersedes the previous 2009 General Disposal Authority for Source Records (RD 2009027) and is the official and continuing authority that allows for the legal destruction of source records that have been successfully reproduced (digitized), and is to be used in conjunction with the Digitization Specification.
This Authority is the official and continuing authority for the legal disposal of local government records and supersedes the previous 2010 General Disposal Authority for Local Government Records (RD 2010046).
A comprehensive set of definitions of terms used across all SRC and SRO publications.