New ASA Data Retention Schedule for Schools: Acknowledgement of Royal Commission Recommendations

The new ASA Records Retention and Disposal Schedule for Non-Government Schools (April 2018) (RRDS) builds upon the best practice guidance published in the first edition. But now, the RRDS also takes into account changes recommended by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission), privacy law and notifiable data breaches and best practice risk management categories to create a longer, but more coherent standard for the management of school’s digital and paper records.

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Reforms to the ASA Data Retention Schedule: Insights for schools on records management

Knowing what records to keep, how to keep them and for how long, is a tricky business for schools to master.  With a raft of legislation, such as the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), dictating how to handle/protect certain types of information and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) recommendations saying there […]

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