The University of Western Australia, along with other state government organisations, is required under the provisions of the State Records Act 2000 to submit a Record Keeping Plan (RKP) to the Director of the State Records Office for assessment and approval by the State Records Commission.
The RKP aims to ensure that the University has in place sound record keeping practices for the management of its records and that such practices comply with the principles and standards issued by the Commission.
These principles and standards, amongst other things, require that an organisation properly and adequately records the performance of its functions. The RKP also identifies where improvements can be made to record keeping practices and sets out targets for their implementation.
Included in the RKP is an undertaking to ensure that the University’s Annual Report demonstrates it is meeting the requirements identified in the plan, especially in relation to there being effective training and induction programs about record keeping roles and responsibilities.
The University's Record keeping plan is available for viewing by University staff.
The Record Keeping Plan and You is a guide for individuals applying the Record keeping plan to University Records – UWA staff Pheme login required.