Disposal of USQ Records
USQ staff, including contractors, are not authorised to destroy USQ records other than in accordance with an approved Disposal Schedule or Disposal Authority, approved by the Queensland State Archivist. Disposal of USQ records must be made in accordance with the Records Disposal Policy.
Generic records (held by most Qld Government departments and agencies) are covered in the General Retention and Disposal Schedule for Administrative Records. (QDAN249 Version 7) issued by Queensland State Archives (QSA).
Core business records (held by Queensland universities) are covered in the University Sector Retention and Disposal Schedule (QDAN 601 v.3) (PDF 1.8 MB) developed by the Queensland public universities.
All authorised disposals of USQ records must be recorded in a Records Disposal Register Form (PDF 40KB) and retained, permanently, by the faculty/section. Refer Section 5.9 Records Disposal Policy.