State Records of South Australia (State Records) supports state and local government in their management of information through the administration of the:

  • State Records Act 1997
  • Freedom of Information Act 1991 and the
  • Information Privacy Principles Instruction.

State Records also manages the State's copyright commitment.

State Records achieves these responsibilities through:

  • setting standards and assisting agencies manage their information assets
  • preserving and providing access to the historical records of government
  • supporting improved access to government information and
  • protecting personal information privacy.

Strategic Plan 2023-2026

Our Strategic Plan 2023 - 2026 builds on the State Records Strategic Plan 2019-2022 achievements, articulates our priorities for the next four years, and describes the strategies and actions we will progress to shape our future.

Our Value to South Australia

Our advice and services facilitate information governance maturity that supports a modern and trusted government by improving the integrity and accessibility of information assets.

We preserve records of enduring value and share the state’s recorded history.

Our Vision

Information assets of the State are created, preserved and accessible.

Page last updated: 31 October 2022