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LG Alert – Local Government Record Keeping: Amendments to State Records General Disposal Schedule (January 28th, 2020)

On 26 November 2019 State Records introduced a new General Disposal Schedule for local government records, titled the Local Councils and Local Governing Bodies and Authorities General Disposal Schedule (GDS 40 v 1) (“the GDS 40”). On 31 January 2020, General Disposal Schedule 20 (5th Edition), the current schedule for the sentencing of council records, will expire. After this time council records will need to be managed and retained in accordance with the GDS 40.

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