GAIN Australia e-bulletin back issues

The first GAIN Australia e-bulletin arrived in May 2011. Back issues are available here.

2020

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 8, 2020
  • Building Trust in the Public Record policy from 2021
  • Update – Physical transfers of Commonwealth records
  • Copyright reforms
  • Check-Up PLUS 2020 Survey
  • DTA Digital Summit
Issue 7, 2020
  • Exposure draft available for comment – Building Trust in the Public Record policy
  • Advice on managing data and datasets
  • How do you want to use AGIFT?
  • Check-Up PLUS 2020 Survey
Issue 6, 2020
  • Review of selection principles for national archives
  • National Archives Business Systems Assessment Framework (BSAF)
  • Exposure draft for post-2020 policy
  • Digital Continuity 2020 Implementation Support Program
  • Disposal of records relating to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Check-Up PLUS 2020 survey
Issue 5 2020
  • Disposal Freeze – Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements
  • Unauthorised destruction or damage to records
  • Next policy from 2021
  • Applying the principles of the Information Management Standard to manage information when working from home
  • Disposal of records relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Check-up PLUS 2020 Survey
  • What’s new on our website
Issue 4, 2020
  • Statement from the Director-General of the National Archives of Australia
  • Handling Commonwealth records during the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Changes to National Archives services
  • Transfers
  • Agency access to records
  • Check-up PLUS Survey
  • Records Authorities
  • Agency Service Centre
Issue 3, 2020
  • Coronavirus Contingency Planning
  • AusTender panel for digitisation services
  • Digital Continuity 2020 targets and pathways
  • Digital Continuity 2020 Implementation Support Program
  • Information Awareness Month 2020
  • Post-2020 policy update
  • Check-up PLUS 2020 survey
  • What’s new on our website
Issue 2, 2020
  • Work continues on new information policy
  • AFDA Express Version 2 Update
  • Disposal freeze and records retention notices update
  • Machinery of Government changes
  • What's new on our website
  • Now open - Spy: espionage in Australia
Issue 1, 2020
  • A new venue for our Canberra GAIN Forums
  • New Data Interoperability Maturity Model
  • National Archives shapes new information policy
  • New digital recordkeeping working group
  • Reviewing our information governance framework

2019

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 11, 2019
  • Using old RDAs to sentence records
  • AFDA Express Version 2: external relations
  • Countdown to save our digital heritage
  • Information Management Standard: final guideline published
  • Work continues on new information policy
  • Digital recordkeeping working group
  • 2020 GAIN forums: we want your input!
  • Now open – 'Spy: espionage in Australia' and Cafe Constitution
Issue 10, 2019
  • Updated specifications for paper records
  • CIGO forum
  • RIMPA Live Convention 2019
  • AFDA Express V2 now available
  • New National Archives website
  • How do you use AGIFT?
  • National Archives shapes new information policy
Issue 9, 2019
  • Check-up PLUS survey closing soon
  • AFDA Express Version 2 available online
  • Records relating to child sexual abuse incidents and allegations
  • National Archives shapes new information policy
  • New National Archives website
Issue 8, 2019
  • AFDA Express Version 2
  • GDA 24 data matching exercises
  • New National Archives website
  • Digital Records Transformation Initiative update
  • 2019 Check-up PLUS Information Management Survey
  • New information policy update
  • ALIA Workforce Diversity Trend Report 2019
Issue 7, 2019
  • AFDA Express V2 now available
  • 2019 Check-up PLUS survey
  • DC2020 professional development
Issue 6, 2019
  • 2019 Check-up PLUS
  • Disposal Freeze issued 21 June 2019 – Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
  • Digital Annual Reports
  • Digital Authorisations interim target – 30 June 2019
  • AFDA Express Review
  • Many Voices, One Message
Issue 5, 2019
  • 2019 Check-up PLUS opening soon
  • Disposal Freeze – Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability
  • Digital authorisations interim target – 30 June 2019
  • New fees for service
  • New PGPA annual reporting requirements
  • AFDA Express review
  • Information Awareness Month
  • Post-2020 Policy – agency advisory group
Issue 4, 2019
  • May: Information Awareness Month 2019
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Digital Continuity 2020: Join the Dots
  • Digital annual reports
  • AFDA Express review
  • Federal election and information management requirements
  • General Records Authority 38: ministers of state
  • Information Management Standard: Australian Government
  • Contribute to InfoGovNZ’s industry report
Issue 3, 2019
  • Check-up PLUS survey reports
  • Digital Continuity 2020
  • Amendment to disposal freeze on records relating to Cornwell-type superannuation claims
  • AFDA Express review
  • Capturing records created on social media
Issue 2, 2019
  • Chief Information Governance Officer forum
  • AFDA Express review
  • Interoperability maturity model – call for interest in consultation
  • Digital Champions Program
  • Royal Commission into the financial services industry
  • Agency information management requirements and the federal election
Issue 1, 2019
  • New DC2020 interim target
  • Learn to build interoperability for your agency
  • Information management markers – Protective Security Policy Framework
  • Information Management Standard – Australian Government
  • AFDA Express review
  • Agency record management requirements and the federal election
  • Agency digitisation specifications consultation
  • GRA 38 and its connection to Commonwealth government departments
  • Post-2020 Policy – ongoing development

2018

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 8, 2018
  • Merry Christmas
  • GRA 38 – Ministers of State
  • Records Retention Notice – Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Digital Continuity 2020 – 31 December 2018 targets
  • AFDA Express Review
Issue 7, 2018
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Administrative Functions Disposal Authority (AFDA) review project
  • Participate in building the future of IM vocational education and training
Issue 6, 2018
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Check-up Digital and Check-Up 2.0 decommissioned
  • Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
  • The Archives' Cloud Information Governance Policy
  • Preserving photographic images
  • IM professionalism update
Issue 5, 2018
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Check-up Digital decommissioning
  • New online tool - Business Systems Assessment Framework
  • Recent review highlights records management issues
  • AFDA Express review
  • Archives’ Normal Administrative Practice Policy
Issue 4, 2018
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Archives Regulations 2018 – Farewell NAS45
  • Records disposal freeze and new interim draft general records authority – Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Issue 3, 2018
  • Check-up PLUS
  • Check-up Digital decommissioning
  • Information Management responsibilities for online recruitment systems
  • A new policy from 2021
  • AFDA Express review
  • Advice sheet for contractors on outsourcing arrangements
  • Information management and data capabilities – beta release
  • IP Australia’s virtual assistant Alex
  • Information governance videos
Issue 2, 2018
  • Introducing Check-up PLUS
  • A new policy from 2021
  • Emergency Access to records
  • AFDA Express review
  • 2018 Awards for Digital Excellence
Issue 1, 2018
  • Archives to recognise digital excellence
  • Information Awareness Month 2018
  • 2017 Digital Continuity 2020 statement: agency reports
  • Announcing Check-up PLUS
  • Machinery-of-government changes
  • Records disposal freeze – Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry
  • Records disposal freeze – Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
  • Digitisation of audiovisual records and National Archives’ digitisation panel
  • National Archives’ Agency Digitisation Service
  • Keeping archival records in your agency
  • Department of Finance’s Digital Records Transformation Program
  • Federal Agency Information Management Network (FAIMN)

2017

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 7, 2017
  • 2018 National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Digital Authorisations Framework now available!
  • 2017 Digital Continuity 2020 Statement: agency reports
  • Check-up Digital 2016 report published
  • Updated DC2020 Policy targets and pathways poster
  • AFDA Express Review – functions issued
  • Reducing red tape – Senate Harradine motion
  • National Archives' Digitisation Service
  • Department of Finance’s Digital Records Transformation Program
  • National Archives' Canberra office has relocated to OPH
  • Contacting the Agency Service Centre
  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Issue 6, 2017
  • Digital Continuity 2020 – new targets
  • Annual survey reporting update
  • Review of General Records Authority: GDA 24
  • Information Management Standard – implementation guidelines
  • Contacting the Agency Service Centre
  • National Office relocation to Old Parliament House
Issue 5, 2017
  • Digital Authorisations Framework exposure draft published
  • New video – Meta…What? Metadata!
  • NAA Digital Continuity 2020 Statement – survey reporting update
  • General Records Authority 40 – Transfer of custody of records relating to Australian Government outsourcing arrangements
  • Managing records of your executive area using Parliamentary Workflow Solution – disposal issues
  • Contacting the Archives – Agency Service Centre
Issue 4, 2017
  • Digital Continuity 2020 – Annual survey reporting update
  • Information session on the Information Management Standard
  • Whole of Government Digital Records Platform
  • AFDA Express review
  • Contacting the Archives – Agency Service Centre
Issue 3, 2017
  • Information Awareness Month 2017 – The Information Professional – Towards 2020
  • 2017 Digital Excellence Awards announced
  • Information Management Standard – Australian Government
  • GAIN Forum Canberra – 9 May 2017
  • Digital Continuity 2020 update – Digital Authorisations and Workflows Framework
  • New video now available – Information Matters
  • Annual survey reporting update
  • AFDA Express review
  • Contacting the Archives – Agency Service Centre
Issue 2, 2017
  • Digital Excellence Awards
  • March GAIN Forum updates
  • Check-up Digital 2016
  • Review of General Records Authority for government outsourcing arrangements
  • AFDA Express review
  • Records Retention Notice – Aqueous Film Forming Foams – Amendment
  • Report on the Parliamentary Workflow Solution workshop
  • Contacting the Archives – Agency Service Centre
Issue 1, 2017
  • Digital Excellence Awards
  • Check-up Digital 2016
  • New Digital Continuity 2020 targets for 2017
  • Surveys published
  • Records authority training
  • Your ideal AFDA Express
  • Withdrawal of records retention notice
  • New Public Interest Disclosure GRA
  • New information management website
  • Updated approach to training
  • Parliamentary Workflow Solution workshop

2016

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 11, 2016
  • Check-up Digital
  • Digital Continuity 2020 update
  • Digital Excellence Awards
  • An update on our move
  • Season's greetings
Issue 10, 2016
  • Digital Continuity 2020 update – Chief Information Governance Officer target – 31 December 2017
  • Digital Excellence Awards
  • Would you like to work at the National Archives?
  • Draft General Records Authority – public interest disclosure
  • AFDA Express review
  • 2016 Check-up Digital update
  • 15 million items on the move
Issue 9, 2016
  • Check-up Digital 2016
  • Records retention notice – Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory
  • We're on track to move soon
  • Industry Innovation Showcase
Issue 8, 2016
  • Check-up Digital 2016 closes on 30 September
  • IIM National Conference ‘Big Information for Better Information Governance’ – Canberra, 20–21 September 2016
  • Q & A
  • Industry Innovation Showcase – Fuji Xerox and ABBYY
  • Update – GAIN forum, 9 August
Issue 7, 2016
  • Check-up Digital 2016 is now open
  • National Transfer Plan update
  • Machinery of government changes
  • DC2020 information governance targets
  • We're on the move
  • From the Agency Service Centre
Issue 6, 2016
  • Check-up Digital 2016 starts on 1 July
  • Review of AFDA Express and general records authorities
  • Draft information management standard for Australian Government
  • Information governance examples
  • Can X-rays can be recycled?
  • GAIN Forums – Canberra and Melbourne
Issue 5, 2016
  • 2016 Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Calling working group participants – digital workflows and authorisations
  • New records management standard: ISO 15489-1: 2016
  • Information management professionalism working group
  • Business System Assessment Framework and Minimum Metadata Set
  • Check-up Digital 2016
  • Industry Innovation Showcase – FireEye
Issue 4, 2016
  • Information Awareness Month – May 2016
  • 2016 Agency Survey
  • Check-up Digital and other Archives initiatives in letter to agency heads
  • AGIFT release
  • New Research and Development General Records Authority issued
  • Digital vs paper
  • Parliamentary workflow legacy systems
  • Wrap up from Digital Continuity 2020 briefings – Sydney and Brisbane
  • Industry Innovation Showcase – Adobe
Issue 3, 2016
  • Transparency and integrity of government in the digital age
  • Information Awareness Month – May 2016
  • 2016 Agency Survey – submissions due this Friday
  • Wrap from Digital Continuity 2020 briefings – Canberra, Melbourne and Perth
  • April briefings
  • Industry innovation showcases
Issue 2, 2016
  • New digital products released
  • Awards for Digital Excellence – CLOSING SOON
  • 2016 agency survey now open
  • Offshore outsourcing
  • Want to avoid another sentencing project?
  • Digital Continuity 2020 national briefings
  • Industry Innovation Showcase – Adobe
Issue 1, 2016
  • National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Digital Continuity 2020 policy – agency briefings
  • 2016 agency survey

2015

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 11, 2015
  • Digital Continuity 2020 – news in review
  • Disposal freeze on records related to Cornwell-type superannuation claims
  • 1 January target – are we there yet?
  • National Archives Preservation Facility and planned temporary disruption to services
  • 2016 Agency Survey
  • National Transfer Plan update
  • Check-up Digital 2015
  • Reminder – National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Wrap-up – GAIN Australia
  • Industry Innovation Showcase – IBM Australia
Issue 10, 2015
  • Digital Continuity 2020 launch
  • DC2020 policy implementation advice and new products
  • New version of General Records Authority 31
  • Unauthorised destruction of information
  • Is your agency ready for 2016?
  • National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Industry Innovation Showcases
  • Check-up Digital 2015
  • Minimum metadata sets – for comment
Issue 9, 2015
  • National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • The digital transition deadline is on our doorstep: part 4
  • Industry Innovation Showcase
  • Check-up Digital 2015 Update
  • Records retention notice relating to Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) issued
  • Assessment framework for information in business systems
Issue 8, 2015
  • Managing email
  • The digital transition deadline is on our doorstep: part 3
  • Prestigious award for our capability matrix
  • Hot topics and new information on our website
  • New GRA issued: Contracts Under Seal/Deeds
  • Disposal freeze update
  • Check-up Digital 2015
  • Conference round up
  • Our training goes fully digital
Issue 7, 2015
  • What's in a name?
  • The digital transition deadline is on our doorstep: part 2
  • Check-up Digital 2015
  • Records retention notice alert
  • Guidance for Commonwealth entities on the requirements to keep non-financial records
  • Industry innovation showcases
  • Professional development and networking
  • Give yourself the digital edge
  • More professional development
Issue 6, 2015
  • Check-up Digital submissions due 30 September
  • Want to achieve digital excellence?
  • The digital transition deadline is on our doorstep
  • We need your feedback
  • Professional development opportunities
Issue 5, 2015
  • Check-up Digital 2015 starts on 1 July
  • Discover the online digital information capability matrix
  • Public consultation on draft Digitise and Dispose policy closes soon
  • Coming soon: public consultation on Distributed Custody policy
  • New general records authority available now
  • Information Awareness Month forum wrap
  • Report on GAIN forums
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Training courses and workshops
  • Feedback sought on our training
Issue 4, 2015
  • National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Information Awareness Month 2015 launch
  • Check-up Digital in 2015
  • New policy statement – What we keep: Directions in the selection of national archives
  • Coming soon − public consultation on digitise and dispose policy
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Professional development and networking
  • Invitation − Industry Innovation Showcase
  • Training courses and workshops
Issue 3, 2015
  • What's on during Information Awareness Month
  • Digital Continuity 2020 Policy development
  • Get ready for World Paper Free Day
  • Need help with MOG change?
  • Cost-effective agency capability building
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Professional development and networking
  • Training courses and workshops
Issue 2, 2015
  • Information Awareness Month coming soon
  • Countdown to awards announcements
  • Cost-effective agency capability building
  • Disposal freeze update
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • GAIN forum report
  • Professional development and networking
  • Invitation – Industry Innovation Showcase
  • Training courses and workshops
Issue 1, 2015
  • Will your agency be one of our award winners in 2015?
  • Get digital ready with our eLearning modules
  • Help to navigate machinery of government (MOG) changes
  • Building on our archival collaboration with Indonesia
  • GAIN forum wrap
  • New records selection statement coming soon
  • Call for case studies
  • Professional development and networking
  • Invitation – Industry Innovation Showcase
  • Training courses and workshops
  • Invitation − Parliamentary Workflow Solution recordkeeping workshop

2014

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 10, 2014
  • eLearning modules launched
  • Applications now open – National Archives Awards for Digital Excellence
  • Seeking feedback on draft records selection statement
  • Consultation on Digital Continuity 2020 Policy
  • Disposal freezes remain
  • GAIN Canberra forum report
  • Is your agency affected by MOG changes?
  • Know what skills you need to support digital transition
  • Check-up Digital update
  • Industry Innovation Showcases wrap
  • 2015 training and events program now available
  • New public service web platform launched
  • Season's greetings
Issue 9, 2014
  • Review of Why Records Are Kept
  • What's next: Check-up Digital submissions
  • New arrangements for charging for records storage
  • Cloud becomes first option for information storage
  • CIO survey: information in business systems
  • GAIN forums in Canberra and Sydney
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • Invitation − Industry Innovation Showcase: TechnologyOne
  • Training courses and workshops
Issue 8, 2014
  • New eLearning modules coming soon
  • Check-up Digital submissions closing soon
  • Conference highlights video and webcast
  • RimPA inForum14 presentations
  • ICA-Req on Archives website
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Invitation − Industry Innovation Showcase: Fuji Xerox
  • Professional development and networking
  • Does your agency have a records authority?
  • Need help with digital information and records management?
Issue 7, 2014
  • Stay up to date on Digital Transition Policy requirements for your agency
  • Check-up Digital submissions due 30 September
  • Access the latest 'Keep the Knowledge' e-learning module
  • New release of the Parliamentary Workflow Solution
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • Professional development and networking
  • Need help with digital information and records management?
Issue 6, 2014
  • Check-up Digital launched
  • Digital records authorities innovation project
  • Information: the currency of the digital economy
  • Transfers update
  • Validation of AGLS properties in HTML5
  • Follow us on Twitter
Issue 5, 2014
  • Check-up Digital to launch soon!
  • Conference wrap
  • ISO 16175 – what it means for you
  • Commonwealth records and the Australian Privacy Principles
  • Catch us on Twitter
  • Connect @ our GAIN Australia forums
  • Digital Edge workshops
  • Training courses
Issue 4, 2014
  • Information Awareness Month
  • Conference countdown
  • Information Awareness Month launch
  • Check-up Digital
  • Managing information and records in network drives
  • First Australian to head International Archives
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Privacy Awareness Week
  • Stay Smart Online Week
  • Catch us on Twitter
Issue 3, 2014
  • Early bird conference registrations now open - Information: the currency of the digital economy
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Check-up Digital
  • Archives Act 1983 and the new Australian Privacy Principles
  • Connect @ our GAIN Australia forums
  • Digital Edge workshops
  • Digital information management training - coming to a city near you
Issue 2, 2014
  • Information Awareness Month
  • Digital transition conference
  • Industry Innovation Showcase wrap
  • Check-up
  • Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption
  • Review of the Australian Governments’ Interactive Functions Thesaurus (AGIFT)
  • Connect @ our GAIN Australia forums
  • Digital Edge workshops
  • Training courses
Issue 1, 2014
  • Check-up
  • D.I.G.I.T.A.L. Information and Records Management course
  • Home Insulation Program records
  • Record transfers
  • Australian Governments’ Interactive Functions Thesaurus review 2014
  • Connect @ our GAIN Australia forums
  • Digital Edge workshops
  • Training courses

2013

There were no issues of the GAIN Australia e-bulletin in 2013.

2012

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 3, 2012
  • 2015 target announced
  • Digital Edge workshops
  • Revised GRA 31
  • New digital continuity resources
  • Notice of new disposal freeze
  • Upcoming training courses
Issue 2, 2012
  • Minister visits the Archives
  • Are you ready to submit your agency’s Check-up 2.0 assessment?
  • Digital transition resources
  • Help with metadata
  • Records for legal proceedings
  • Digital Continuity Plan wins industry award
  • Catch the latest news on Twitter
  • Upcoming training courses
Issue 1, 2012
  • Digital Continuity Plan
  • New Security Classification system and information security policy
  • Commonwealth Records in Evidence (2012 Revision)
  • ADFA/ADFA Express Review
  • General Records Authority (31) information sessions
  • Upcoming training courses

2011

Issue number What's in the issue?
Issue 2, 2011
  • GAIN Australia
  • New digital records management policy
  • So what does this mean for your agency?
  • What is the National Archives doing?
  • e-Discovery and the law presentation
  • International records management standard
  • Upcoming training courses
Issue 1, 2011
  • GAIN Australia - linking records and information management staff
  • E-discovery and the law - what is the record?
  • GAIN Australia online forum
  • Check-up 2.0 now available
  • Superannuation disposal freeze
  • New records authorities
  • New publications
  • 'Keep, destroy or transfer?' reference card