Information resources management


Supporting effective clinical communication in Australia: government and industry priorities

This project examines a range of Australian government health organisations and medical colleges to better understand what areas of communication in medicine are prioritised for support at postgraduate level (i.e. after medical school) and how this information is communicated with doctors via public websites.

The value of data: summary report 2020

This research argues that the economic characteristics of data and the data economy mean the market alone will not unlock data’s full potential value. But it is possible to gain more from data with the right data policies, and an institutional framework that supports trustworthy...

Unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by the Victorian public sector

This report provides an overview of the key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information by Victorian public sector employees. It explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.

Final report of the survey on digital preservation capacity and needs at Canadian memory institutions, 2017-18

The purpose of the survey was to provide an updated and comprehensive picture of digital preservation activities in Canada and to identify existing gaps and outstanding needs at Canadian institutions.

The Chief Archivist's report on the state of government recordkeeping 2018/19

This report presents findings from an Information Management (IM) survey conducted over a 6 month period with 254 New Zealand public sector organisations, including 176 public offices and 78 local authorities.

Implementation of the My Health Record system

My Health Record is an online electronic summary of a person’s health information. The Australian government invested $1.15 billion in the development of the system and other digital health infrastructure between 2012 and 2016. The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of...

Implementation of the Digital Continuity 2020 policy

The objective of this audit was to examine the extent to which Australian Government entities have implemented the Digital Continuity 2020 policy, and how effectively the National Archives of Australia is monitoring, assisting, and encouraging entities to meet the specified targets of the policy.

Incident report on the breach of the Australian National University's administrative systems

The ANU has released this comprehensive public report into the late-2018 data breach. The report is the culmination of months of investigation into the hack and has been shared with all ANU staff, students, alumni and wider community. It outlines the incredible level of sophistication...
Journal article

Virtuous and vicious circles in the data life-cycle

In this article, the authors present an in-depth case study that follows collaborative data sharing, curation, and reuse practices among 11 zooarchaeologists and two curators during a large data reuse project. A data life-cycle model highlights how factors in one life-cycle phase impacted other phases...

Enrolment processes at technical and further education institutes

This audit examined the efficiency of enrolment processes for government-subsidised training at four Technical and Further Education Institutes (TAFEs) and one dual sector university.