New topic now live - Design and manage your data needs

Hello everyone

We’re excited to share that the topic Design and manage your data needs is now live on our site under the standard Respect privacy and maintain security .

This topic comprises minimum requirements covering the data lifecycle (including collection, sharing, use, maintenance) and keeping and disposing of records.

We’ve also published new detailed guidance for Design for record keeping in our existing ‘Plan a project’ guide.

A big thank you to all the experts who’ve contributed their time and insights to help develop the content:

Narelle Grayson, Tony Bertoia and Alex Peattie from the Data Analytics Centre

Maree Callinan, Lachlan Calvey and Stephen Bedford in the DCS Information Management team

Andrew Pickles and Irene Chymn at NSW State Archives and Records

If you’d like to be involved in contributing to the standards, please get in touch via