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Reinventing Archival Methods in The Hague

Presentation by Cassie Findlay for ‘Paradigm Shift’, a seminar in honour of Hans Hofman, National Archives of the Netherlands, The Hague, January 27 2014 This paper is based on one of the same name prepared and delivered at the Australian … Continue reading

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Game On! The challenges of digital games preservation and why it matters

The Recordkeeping Roundtable is pleased to announce its next event: ‘Game ON! The challenges of digital game preservation and why it matters’ with Associate Professor Melanie Swalwell from the Department of Screen and Media at Flinders University. When: Tuesday 2nd … Continue reading

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Ideas for making submissions to the current Commonwealth Government review of FOI legislation #foirev

The following represents potential areas for a submission to Review of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (C’wealth) and the Australian Information Commissioner Act 2010 (C’wealth) currently being carried out by Dr Alan Hawke at the request of the Attorney … Continue reading

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FOI under attack?

The Recordkeeping Roundtable is holding a panel discussion to talk about the current  review of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and the Australian Information Act 2010 (IC Act) which is looking at the ‘extent to which those … Continue reading

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Reinventing Archival Methods – Program now available

Reinventing Archival Methods Nov 26 2012(PDF, 295 KB) There’s only a couple of weeks to go until Reinventing Archival Methods workshop. Many apologies to those who missed out, but we will aim to have reports from the event posted here … Continue reading

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Without a trace: WikiLeaks as unperson

This week the leak site Cryptome.org posted ‘NARA Leaks Wikileaks Citations’, explaining that if you do a collection search at http://research.archives.gov/ – the US National Archives and Records Administration’s primary search tool – using the word ‘WikiLeaks’ the results are blocked. However the filter does … Continue reading

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Without a trace: Policies of unaccountability

… A number of what can only be described as ‘policies of unaccountability’ will also be released. One such document is the 2005 document ‘Policy on Assigning Detainee Internment Serial Numbers’. This document is concerned with discreetly ‘disappearing’ detainees into … Continue reading

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Reinventing Archival Methods

A two day workshop, Sydney, 29 – 30 November 2012 Reinventing Archival Methods is a co-presentation by the Australian Society of Archivists and the Recordkeeping Roundtable Sorry, this event is now full.  The digital deluge is upon us: On 13 … Continue reading

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Accountability under attack in National Security Inquiry

This week the Government announced an Inquiry into potential reforms of National Security Legislation. From the terms of reference: The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is to inquire into potential reforms of National Security Legislation, as set out … Continue reading

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