Introduction to the Public Records Act

-ONE DAY workshop
-Course size limited to a small group so your issues can be raised & discussed
-Cost: $700 ex. GST, includes lunch & refreshments 


What are Public Records? 

How can I manage them for the benefit of my agency and its staff, AND compliance?

Information Leadership is offering the following course to support Public Records for Better agency outcomes.

This one day foundation course offers a mix of training techniques to provide an engaging experience for all learning styles.

This course is also run as a two day course for those working with local government records and archives.

Covering the key provisions contained in the Public Records Act the content includes:

icon arrow What public records are and how to identify them

icon arrow What it means to create and maintain records

icon arrow When you should create a public record

icon arrow Common issues in creating and maintaining records

icon arrow The benefits of good recordkeeping and how to explain these to others

icon arrow How the PRA applies to different formats

icon arrow How the PRA applies to records created through contracting out or the use of consultants

icon arrow What to do with historic hard copy records

icon arrow The relationship between the PRA and the Official Information and Privacy Acts

icon arrow Understanding the specific key provisions of the PRA so that you know what they mean and why they are important

icon arrow Models and support for creating your own action plan

icon arrow New Records and Information Management Standard for the Public Sector

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Your Tutor

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Paddy Plunket
Master IM in Information Systems; BA

Paddy is an information management specialist. Her work includes taxonomy development, retention and disposal schedule design, Public Records Act audits and change management.

View Paddy's full profile and contact details.

Don't take our word for it - here's what attendees say:

  • It has given me a far great understanding of the PRA  - & what we can delete but more importantly, what we are required to keep"
  • "Really knowledgeable & passionate trainer”
  • “Good balance of listening & group discussion/exercises"
  • Liked best: “Learning what others are up to in the IRM space & feedback from the trainer with info, advice and resources"