Week in Review | Friday 29 May

The RIMPA Team are back in the Office! Owl Member is so excited to have some company again!

We are so grateful that our office is set up in a way that we can return to our normal working week. The past 8 weeks has been challenging but we learnt quickly to adapt to our new environments.

Thank you to all our members and supporters who have been patient with us working from our home environments. We truly appreciate your support and understanding. 

REMINDER | Branch and Chapter AGM's

Call for all General Business for Branch and Chapter AGM's closes this Sunday 31st May 2020. Send all submissions to your Branch emails.
ACT Branch
NSW Branch
SA/NT Branch
Qld Branch
Tas Chapter
Vic Branch
WA Branch
NZ Branch
Pending Memberships

We have three corporate membership payments and one individual membership payment that have no reference. If you have paid via EFT between 20 April – 8 May and have not received a receipt could you please contact Julia in Accounts

Feel free to contact the admin team or call Tynelle on 1800 242 611 to discuss your existing membership or make changes. There are many membership options we have available and we are happy to help in any way possible.

Please Note: Please reference all renewal payments with your invoice number and if possible, send through remittance advice to

Professional Members

All CPD will be due on the 30th June 2020. Due to Covid-19, only 30 CPD points will be needed for the 2019-2020 Membership Year.

If you have attended a RIMPA Webinar in the past month the CPD points are not automatically allocated to your profile. Please allow 2 CPD Points per hour webinar.

If you are struggling to meet the CPD requirements please contact the
admin team.
This Wednesday we held our first ever Virtual Seminar!

We had over 80 attendees take a virtual trip in Australasia and explore varying perspectives on the impacts our information industry is facing during these unknown times. 

Thank you to our insightful and talented presenters:
  • Conni Christensen | The Synercon Group
  • Mr Edward Fry | Specialist in Indigenous and Native Title issues
  • Director General David Fricker | National Archives of Australia
  • Richard Foy | Chief Archivist of Archives New Zealand
  • Klaus Veil | President of Australian Council of Professions
  • Andrew Warland | Information Management and Microsoft 365/SharePoint Specialist
It was a great opportunity to bring together the attendees to connect with industry experts to gain a Trans-Tasman perspective and be informed about our forever changing industry environment.

This was our first virtual paid seminar therefore the recording is only available to the attendees that registered. 

To access all the available past recordings please head to the new RIMPA Community Page and join the RIMPA Member Webinars Community.
RIMPA Community Competitions!

Would you like to be in the running to win $150.00 RIMPA Dollars? Time is ticking to enter the following RIMPA Community Competitions!

Competition 1: Set your profile by adding your Bio and your Profile Picture as a minimum - feel free to add more! (Prize: $150.00 RIMPA Dollars)

Competition 2: Post a new discussion point (Prize $150.00 RIMPA Dollars)

Try your luck at the two competitions or try just one!

All members who have completed the above actions will be automatically added into each draw and the winners will be announced on Wednesday 3 June 2020.
If you have not yet accessed the community, set your password first by heading to the RIMPA Community Page.

Good luck!

Keep the conversations going - your views are important to everyone!

Follow us on our Socials to also Stay Connected


Click below to hear Anne Cornish's interview with Rachael Greaves from Castlepoint which was aired on Wednesday
Upcoming Webinar: June 9th

ELO EDRMS for Local Government

Join ELO’s webinar and find out why more and more Local Councils and Shires select ELO as their new records management system. This webinar will focus on benefits for Local Governments.

ELO has specifically developed a version of its EDRMS for small and medium Local Governments. 
ELO EDRMS is very user friendly, fast deployed, very cost effective and meets your compliance requirements. ELO will showcase in this short webinar, how users can stay compliant when working from home or at the office – all as s standard. 
A brief insight into Records Management administration will be followed by a Q&A session.

Join ELO's webinar and
register here

ELO is a RIMPA Gold Industry Partner 

The May edition of the iQ The Professional Magazine
has landed.

Loaded in e zine and PDF versions on the website for your reading pleasure!

Grab a cup of tea and enjoy.
Head to the above link 'Introduction and Overview of the New Content Manager Select" for a highly relevant change in the way Microfocus are offering our records management access.
3 June | An Introduction to Information Culture | Presented by: Gillian Oliver

10 June | Governance beyond the basics – other sources of obligations you should be considering in your sentencing and disposition planning | Presented by: Rachael Greaves

24 June | Teams, Culture and Leadership During Change | Presented by: Martine Harkin

8 July | Electronic signatures and records management | Presented by: Lydia Loriente

Head to our Virtual RIMPA Webinars for the full details and to register.

Online Training

As most of you may be aware, RIMPA has started to deliver training workshops delivered via videoconferencing. These sessions have been extremely popular so book in now as spots are filling!

Upcoming Sessions:

Creating and Managing a Digital Framework (2/06/20)
Developing a records management strategic plan (4/06/20)
Understanding and developing Information Management Governance (09/06/20)
Developing a risk management matrix in readiness for digitisation (11/06/20)
Implementing and upgrading your eDRMS (18/06/20)
Change Management for information management projects (25/06/20)

Head to our
Training Page for the full details and to register for the above sessions.

The member rate for each session is $150.00 (Ex GST). Each session is between 3.5 – 4 hours. The non-member rate is $250.00 (Ex GST) per session.

Platform Used: GoTo Meeting
All attendees receive an invite before the training begins.

Head here for a short YouTube Video to view instructions on using the Go To Meeting Platform

in partnership with 



The 2019/20 RIMPA Branch Excellence Awards will close on 31 May 2020.  This year’s award season has kicked off with the RIMPA Branch Excellence Awards and will culminate in the awarding of the Company Outstanding Achievement Awards in October 2020.

The Branch Excellence Awards honour RIMPA members who have made significant contributions to the advancement of our profession and who are leaders in the records and information management industry.  They recognise and celebrate organisations and individuals that implement initiatives and industry leading services that raise the visibility of records and information management across industries.
RIMPA branches will present the winners of the respective awards at their Information Awareness Month event throughout the months of July and August.

Nominations are open in the categories of:
  • New Professional
  • Outstanding Student
  • Outstanding Group
  • Outstanding Individual

Visit the Branch Excellence Awards page on the RIMPA website to view the criteria documents and to download the nomination form today to start working on your nomination.
Head to the RIMPA Newsfeed to find out more

We are in this together and together we are stronger. Stay Safe from the RIMPA Team.

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