INQUIRY INTO STATE RECORDS ACT FINAL HEARING

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Last hearing today for the Social Issues Committee inquiry into the State Records Act 1998 and Policy Paper on its Review which I Chair. We heard from a variety of witnesses who were sharing their views on the proposal to merge State Archives and Records Authority with the Sydney Living Museum. 

We heard from the following witnesses:

  •  Ms Elizabeth Tydd Chief Executive Officer and Information Commissioner, Information and Privacy Commission NSW

  • Ms Jessica Kavanagh Director, Legal Counsel & Regulatory Advice, Information and Privacy Commission NSW

  • Ms Jenni Stapleton Former Director, State Archives and Records Authority of NSW

  • Professor Lucy Taksa Former Chair, State Archives and Records Authority of NSW

  • Mrs Lucinda Turnbull AO Private individual (via teleconference)
     
  • Hon Don Harwin MLC Special Minister of State, and Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Aboriginal Affairs and the Arts

  • Mr Adam Lindsay Executive Director, State Archives and Records Authority of NSW and Sydney Living Museums


    The Committee is expected to report in October.