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Information Management Training

The Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO) provides recordkeeping training courses for people working in Tasmanian Government agencies. These courses are customised to the Tasmanian Government environment and relate very specifically to the legislative framework and requirements within our government.

TAHO offers the following in information management training:

Our training program for 2015

We also offer customised courses to meet the specific needs of agencies.  Our cost for a full day course is $500, and $250 for a half day course.  For more information contact us.

Training Resources

Training packages and presentations for Agency Use:

Introduction to Records Management
An introduction to Records Management (PowerPoint presentation) which gives all Tasmanian Public Sector Employees a basic introduction to records management.

A Trainers Manual which complements the Introduction to Records Management presentation and is designed to facilitate training within the Tasmanian public sector.  Both the Introduction to Records Management presentation and Trainers Manual may be used freely and adapted or expanded to maximise their effectiveness as training tools within your Agencies.

Keep the Knowledge Make a Record
Overview of Records Management Keep the Knowledge - Make a Record is also available to assist trainers to teach State and local government employees about their recordkeeping responsibilities. It explains what records are, what kinds of records employees should make and keep, and when they can access and dispose of records.

Information Management Overview for Local Government
This presentation provides an overview of information management and recordkeeping considerations for local government.

This presentation looks at the business considerations when implementing digitisation programs, including selecting an approach, change management, migrating digitised formats, technical consideration, quality assurance, managing digital record and legal admissibility.

Social Media and Recordkeeping
Social media sites and their functionalities and communities are emerging at breathtaking speed, and changing how government does its business and engages with citizens. Yet there are enduring recordkeeping principles that apply to transactions made in these online environments.  This presentation examines the issues and provides guidance for records managers and public servants about using social media.


Information Management Forum

TAHO hosts two information management forums annually to provide professional development and networking opportunities for government agencies.

Forums include information and records management updates from TAHO, industry presentations and also provides a mechanism for information management professionals across government to share their expertise and experiences.

If you would like to suggest topics or presenters for future forums please contact or phone 03 6165 5581.

Papers from the 3rd Information Management Forum - 26 September 2014

Papers from the 2nd Information Management Forum - 6 September 2013

Papers from the 1st Information Management Forum - 23 November 2012

See also the Training Consortium's list of scheduled courses.