Organisational structure

Our branches

Office of the Director-General

Ensures that National Archives meets its obligations as a noncorporate Commonwealth entity. This includes responsibility for corporate governance, risk, legal, integrity and executive support.

Access and Public Engagement

Ensures access to the collection through digital platforms, research centres, access examination, reference and description services, education and lifelong learning programs, exhibitions, publishing, marketing, communications and media engagement, the NAA Member program, corporate events and national and international partnerships.

Collection Management

Protects records of archival value by identifying them through the disposal authorisation process and transferring them into custody, manages the collection to ensure its authenticity, integrity, preservation, usability and availability across its network of offices throughout Australia, and sets whole-of-government information management standards. It also works with Australian Government agencies to build their information management maturity by providing advice and guidance on compliance with the Archives Act 1983 and National Archives' requirements and standards.

Corporate Services

Provides the enabling services of human resources, finance, procurement, and property and security management.

Data and Digital

Provides digital capability and technology, cyber security, software and governance of information and data assets.

Transformation Office

Oversees the development and execution of National Archives' transformation program, undertakes research and innovation in digital archival management, special corporate projects and capability development, and ensures National Archives can achieve its vision and objectives through effective reform.

Organisation chart

Our organisation chart shows how we structure our operations.

  • Director-General: Simon Froude
    • Assistant Director-General, Access and Public Engagement: Louise Doyle
      • Director, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement
      • Director, Communications, Marketing, Partnerships and Events
      • Director, Access Examination
      • Director, Digital Publishing
      • Director, Reference Services
      • Director,¬†Description Services
      • Director, Public Programs
    • Assistant Director-General, Collection Management: Celia Blake (acting)
      • Director, Collection Operations
      • Director, Digitisation Services
      • Director, Government Information Policy & Standards
      • Director, Preservation
      • Director, Government Records Assurance
      • Director, National Network Coordination
    • Chief Operating Officer, Corporate Services: Ruth Fenwick
      • Director, Finance and Procurement
      • Director, Organisation Capability
      • Director, People and Culture
      • Director, Property and Security
      • Director, Property Projects
    • Chief Information Officer, Data and Digital: Yaso Arumugam
      • Director, Applications Integration
      • Director, Cyber Security and Network Operations
      • Director, Cyber Security
      • Director, Emerging Technology and Business Engagement
      • Director, Infrastructure and Technology Operations
      • Director, Information Governance
      • Director, Archival Management System
    • Chief Transformation Officer, Transformation Office: Brooke Anderson
      • Director, Digital Archives Innovation & Research
      • Director, Project and Corporate Capability Hub
      • Director, Senior Project Manager

    Effective September 2023.

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