Professional support for information and record managers
There a number of professional organisations that can provide you with support and opportunities for learning and development. They offer training courses, conferences and other industry events and through involvement with relevant online forums and discussion groups.
In Australia, the following organisations can help and provide you with matters relating to information and records management.
The Australian Society of Archivists Inc. (ASA) is the peak professional body for archivists in Australia. It was formed in response to the growth of archival, recordkeeping and heritage preservation services in Australia, and the increasing demand for archival and recordkeeping skills in community organisations, corporate entities and government.
Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIM Professionals Australasia) is the peak professional Association for the records and information management industry in Australasia. It offers a wide range of activities to support the profession of records and information management.
IIM is the key forum for the Australasian information management industry. It assists professionals and business leaders in keeping abreast of new and emerging technologies, standards, methodologies, and industry best-practices.
Standards Australia develops technological and business standards, a number of which relate to records and information management. It develops Australian Standards but does not have a direct role in ensuring the compliance of products or services with these standards.