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What is the Territory Records Advisory Council by paulj


									Records Advice                                                                                    No. 37
                                                                                      Territory Records Office

What is the Territory Records Advisory Council?
The Territory Records Act 2002 Part 5 established a Territory Records Advisory
Council (the Council) as a mechanism of providing external review, advice and
consultation to the Director of Territory Records about the : -
           (a) development and review of standards and codes for agency records
               management; and
           (b) disposal of agency records; and
           (c) preservation of agency records about Aboriginal and Torres Strait
               Islander heritage.

The Minister appoints the Members of the Council with at least 1 person to
represent each of the following:
           (a) ACT Government agencies;
           (b) professional organisations interested in records management or
           (c) community associations interested in historical or heritage issues; or
           (d) entities interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
Members are appointed for up to three years, and the Council must meet at least
four times a year. A chairperson and deputy chairperson are appointed from the
Members, by the Minister.

Territory Records Office •Macarthur House • 12 Wattle Street Lyneham ACT 2602
GPO Box 158 Canberra ACT 2601 • Telephone (02) 6207 0194 • Facsimile (02) 6207 2003
Version 3
Last updated 18 February 2008

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