Development of a Whole-of-Government Digital Records Platform is being led by the Department of Finance in consultation with the National Archives of Australia. The Platform will automate the records management function, with roll out due to commence in 2020. The program places a moratorium, until 30 June 2019, on investment in digital records solutions by non-corporate Commonwealth agencies.
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.
See National Archives' annual reports on progress towards implementation of digital continuity in the Australian Government
Awards for Digital Excellence
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.