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Philippa Page

72 Manilla Cr
Paperbark NSW 2746
T: (02) 8888 0000
M: 0400 888 000

Professional Profile

Highly motivated and organised records management professional, with a passion for helping organisations to manage their information in a systematic and easily accessible way that meets regulatory compliance obligations and improves efficiency.

Experienced in both traditional and digital records management, I seek a role within a government department where I can continue to provide effective records management solutions.


Curtin University/OUA
Graduated: 2007


Curtin University/OUA
Graduated: 2005


Employment History

November 2008 – Present:
Records Manager, Stapleton City Council
Stapleton, NSW


  • Maintain, manage and improve the electronic document and records management system
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations, legislation and FOI, especially in regards to records management, mail handling and disposal procedures
  • Identify, analyse and deliver enhancements to records management systems and software
  • Perform team training and development for records officers
  • Be the chief point of contact for information/records enquiries from the public, internal staff or other government organisations
  • Ensure swift and accurate information/records retrieval and delivery


  • Oversaw the digital transition of DMS to SSD, resulting in faster, more efficient access to and recording of public information
  • Successfully crafted and delivered a training program for records personnel, resulting in more efficient information retrieval and dissemination
January 2006 – November 2008:
Records Officer, Positano City Council
Positano, NSW


  • Provided customer and records services support to Council in a timely and accurate manner
  • Promoted accurate record-keeping practices throughout Council
  • Provided administrative support to the Records Management section
  • Documented daily incoming and outgoing communications as an electronic record
  • Assisted with the implementation and management of Council’s new records management software


  • Initiated a comprehensive ‘Best Practice in Information Management’ campaign directed at all staff members, resulting in improved RM status and associated accountability and transparency

Skills and Training

  • SSD management
  • Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Other Memberships

  • Member, Records Management Association of Australasia (RMAA)


Cathy Hyde
Executive Assistant
Stapleton City Council
T: (02) 9999 0000
Bernie Evans
Records Manager
Positano City Council
T: (02) 9000 1111
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