GAIN Australia

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The Government Agencies Information Network or GAIN Australia is a national network supporting agency information and records managers in the Australian Government.

GAIN Australia provides professional development and networking opportunities through online and face-to-face forums and events. It includes information and records management updates from the National Archives and also provides mechanisms for information management professionals across government to share their expertise and experiences.


GAIN forums provide an opportunity for dedicated information management professionals to network with colleagues from Australian Commonwealth agencies. You will have the opportunity to discuss contemporary information and records management challenges and priorities.

Register for the June 2024 Canberra GAIN Forum


Stay up to date with National Archives’ information and records management news and initiatives for information specialists in the Australian Government through our monthly GAIN Australia e-bulletins.

Current issue

May 2024

  • Check-up survey update
  • June GAIN Forum: Call for panel questions and topics
  • National Archives and OAIC call for proactive approach to government information management 
  • Metadata video refresh
  • New Digital Asset Register Toolkit and course now available 
  • GAIN Forum planning: do you have a good story to tell?
  • Your Records in the Collection: The Anglo-Australian Telescope 
  • Positions Vacant - Information Management across the Australian Government 
  • Coming events 
  • Contact us 

Back issues

For back issues of the GAIN Australia e-bulletin, see our back issues page.


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