The Digital Records Transformation Program is a three-year initiative and is part of the Government's commitment to modernise the public sector.
Finance and the National Archives of Australia are currently developing a joint work plan for the remainder of the Program. The National Archives continues to be responsible for records and information management policy and requirements for Commonwealth records and information.
The Digital Records Investment Moratorium is currently being revised by the Department of Finance for clarification. Please direct your enquiries to the Department of Finance's Digital Records Transformation Team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
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.