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Outcome and program structure

The 2020–21 Portfolio Budget Statements set out the National Archives’ outcome and program structure, as follows:

  • Outcome 1: To promote the creation, management and preservation of authentic, reliable and useable Commonwealth records and to facilitate Australians’ access to the archival resources of the Commonwealth.
  • Program 1.1: The National Archives provides stewardship of the records of the Australian Government to provide access to the evidence and memory of our nation, connecting Australians with their identity, history and place in the world.

Delivery strategies

The National Archives has the following four strategies to deliver its program:

  • Enable best practice information and data management by Australian Government agencies
  • Secure and preserve nationally significant Australian Government records (information and data)
  • Connect Australians to the National Archives and the national archival collection
  • Innovate to develop the National Archives’ capability and capacity to lead archival change in the digital age.