1351. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests:
I refer to records management and archiving, and I ask:
(a) for each of the last five financial years finishing 2016–17, for each Government agency within the Minister’s portfolio, could the Minister please provide the cost of records archiving services including:
(iii) retrieval; and
(b) for each of the last five financial years, finishing 2016–17, for each Government agency within the Minister’s portfolio, could the Minister please provide the cost of records management consultancy services provided by:
(i) the State Records Office; and
(ii) private consultants and/or consultancy businesses; and
(c) for each Government agency reporting to the Minister, could the Minister please explain the process by which records held offsite by third-party private companies can be searched and accessed by:
(i) members of the agency;
(ii) members of other Government agencies;
(iii) members of academia; and
(iv) members of the public?
Hon Alannah MacTiernan replied:
Please refer to Legislative Council Question on Notice 1359.