Archives management standards

On this page you can read the Northern Territory (NT) archives management standards, archives advices and forms for managing archives. 

Standards

The following documents are the standards used for archives management by the NT Archives Service.

Disposal of government records created before 1 July 1978 (54.1 kb)

Exemption from compulsory transfer of permanent records to the NT Archives Service (113.8 kb)

Public access to government archives in the custody of the NT Archives Service (57.9 kb)

Transfer of archives (54.6 kb)

Archives advices

The following documents are archives advices for government recordkeeping.

Archives advice number 1 - access agreements for government archives in the custody of the NT Archives Service (56.5 kb)

Archives advice number 2- implementation of open access periods for government archives (48.1 kb)

Archives advice number 3 - recommended restricted access periods for government archives (55.3 kb)

Archives advice number 4 - public access to government archives in the restricted access period (51.4 kb)

Archives advice number 5 - security of archives in the custody of the NT Archives Service (47.8 kb)

Archives advice number 6 - applying for exemption for compulsory transfer of permanent records (59.7 kb)

Archives advice number 7 - batching of permanent records (202.1 kb)

Archives management forms

The following forms are for managing archives records.

Form 1A - access to government archives recommended restricted access period (60.0 kb)

Form 1B - access to government archives recommended restricted access period (exceptional items) (64.5 kb)

Form 2A - access to government archives access agreement (74.5 kb)

Form 2B - access to government archives access agreement (exceptional items) (68.5 kb)

Form 3A - access to government archives extension of restricted access period (exceptional items) (64.0 kb)

Form 3B - access to government archives extension of restricted access period (exceptional items) (69.0 kb)

Form 4 - application for access to government archives (26.5 kb)

Form 5 - application for exemption from compulsory transfer of permanent records (157.0 kb)

Last updated: 18 April 2016