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Information Matters

Learn why information matters and your responsibility in managing it.

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A disposal tool for information other than corporate records and evidence of agency business.

Getting started

Information created, sent and received as Australian Government business is a record. This information provides evidence of what your agency has done and why. Managing, protecting and storing information in the right place will keep it accessible and usable.

All government employees including contractors and consultants are responsible for managing information and records.

The Archives can help you identify the skills and knowledge for:

 The Information management and data capabilities tool allows you and your agency to assess the skills and knowledge needed to create and manage information and data effectively to meet business and accountability requirements.

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