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NZ RIMPA Event | Richard Foy | Archives of NZ

A small event was held after the NZ general meeting. Special guest was Richard Foy Chief Archivist and General Manager of Archives New Zealand. As the chief regulator of the RIM industry in NZ, the Q & A and discussion was based around the release the of the annual report. #rimpa #nzrimpa #informationmanagement #archivesnz #archivists#regulation

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NZ Branch Council | Rejuvenated in 2018

Congratulations to the newly reformed and rejuvenated NZ branch. We now have a branch council after a very successful general meeting. Welcome to councillors David (Director), Katherine (President), Mike (Councillor) Eric (Councillor) and Trish (Councillor). It is going to be an incredible year for the NZ team. #rimpa #nzrimpa#informationmanagement #weareateam

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QLD State Conference | Event Wrap Up

The Qld Branch State Conference was again held during Information Awareness Month at Hotel Jen in Brisbane.  The event titled “Getting to Know Your Customers – aligning information and records management with the high-value needs of your organisation and its clients” showcased some of the key focus areas our industry is currently dealing with. The […]

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Why bother if we are already insane?

Why do we as records and information management professionals bother to perform the tasks and roles we perform? Now anyone who knows me knows that I am passionate about our profession, I am unorthodox and plain-spoken (sometimes as subtle as a sledgehammer to the face). If you are not interested in promoting our profession and […]

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SEQ Water Full Day Meeting | Queensland Local Government Chapter Council

Hosting a QLGCC full day meeting is a great example of Seqwater engagement…on 14th of March Seqwater welcomed delegates from Logan City Council, Gold Coast City Council, Lockyer Valley Regional Council, Ipswich City Council, Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland State Archives, Griffith Uni, UQ, RIMPA, Energy Queensland, Records Solutions, Powerlink, Codice, […]

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Do What You Really Like To Do

Do you really like what you do?  This is the incredulous question I am asked when people find out that I work in Records and Information Management.  Even some of my closest friends have questioned “Why”?   Then comes the rephrase, “Ok, it’s a job, but do you really mean you like it????”  When they find […]

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The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme

The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme You’ve probably heard about the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, which commenced on 22 February 2018.  The scheme requires affected individuals and the Australian Information Commissioner to be notified in the event of certain data breaches.  The requirements fall out of obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and apply to […]

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JIM SHEPHERD AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

Jim Shepherd Award The Jim Shepherd Award is awarded to vendors in recognition of both their support of Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) and of services to the records and information management industry.  It is awarded in two categories being: Vendor Category A company which operates from Australia or New Zealand and has […]

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J Eddis Linton Award Nominations Open

Do you know an individual, group or company whose work should be recognised? Records & Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA) announce the release of their 2018 awards for nomination recognising commitment and excellence in records and information management. J Eddis Linton Award The J Eddis Linton Awards recognise leadership through the practical application of Innovation, Collaboration, […]

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Media release: Records and Information Management is everybody’s responsibility

As has been covered in the media over the last few days, hundreds of paper-based classified Australian government documents have fallen into the wrong hands due to a recordkeeping and information management oversight. This situation highlights the need for more awareness of recordkeeping considerations and information management best practice in the workplace. It also raises […]

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