Training, events and development

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Effective information and records management depends on having both the technical and human resources to do the job. The National Archives of Australia supports development in information and records management capability by offering a range of training programs and resources.

Check our training and events calendar for dates and locations of upcoming workshops, training courses and professional events.

Digital Edge workshops

Interactive and dynamic half-day workshops on topical issues in digital information management.

  • Avoiding technical obsolescence looks at the challenges of ensuring digital information remains accessible and usable over time.
  • Conquering the paper mountain focuses on reducing backlogs of paper records that are overdue for destruction.
  • Demystifying ISO 16175 explores the standard and examines how it can be used as a tool for digital transition in your organisation.
  • Information governance examines how to establish an information management framework to effectively support business goals and governance. Looks at data collection, analysis, reporting and other aspects of a process which is critical to digital information management.
  • Paper tigers – challenging the myths of 'going digital' takes participants through the application of work process analysis, mapping and digitisation to improve efficiency and remove paper from systems.

Training courses

The Archives offers the following face-to-face training courses.

eLearning modules

If you would like to view the eLearning modules, request a quote or discuss options for access please contact

Professional events

Government Agencies Information Network or GAIN Australia is a national network supporting agency information and records professionals in the Australian Government. It organises face-to-face and online forums which are aimed at chief information officers, senior managers with information and records management responsibilities and information and records managers from Australian Government agencies.

GAIN Australia (Government Australia Information Network) Forums

Education and professional development

Information and records managers can build, maintain and enhance their capability through vocational or academic studies and participation in professional development activities.

Qualifications, skills and knowledge

For more information, please contact us at or telephone (02) 6212 3954.

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