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Standards and guidelines

Provides a list of policies, frameworks, standards and guidelines developed by the Office of eGovernment in the areas of information management, information systems, and project management. 

The use of common standards and guidelines is one way to build the capacity for interoperability between agencies and to assist with achieving a consistent application of policy and procedures across the Tasmanian Government.

The standards and guidelines are developed in consultation with stakeholders, generally from Tasmanian Government agencies.

The authority which approves the standards and guidelines for use in Tasmanian Government is primarily the Inter Agency Steering Committee, with some being approved by Cabinet. The authority under which each of the standards and guidelines is approved is provided in the document.

The Office of eGovernment provides a whole-of-government service, Standards Select Online that allows online access to some commonly used standards from Standards Australia International (SAI) and is restricted to Tasmanian Government employees only.


Barcode Technical Standard HTML Page

The GS1 – 128 barcode is intended to increase the efficiency of payment transactions in Service Tasmania shops through the use of barcodes on relevant documents. Using barcodes will also provide the option of payment via alternative bill payment service providers.

Bill Payment Numbering Scheme Standard HTML Page

Allows for Tasmanian Government agencies to add new accounts for payment through the Service Tasmania phone and Internet payment service, over the counter at Service Tasmania outlets and Australia Post.

Email Address and Username Standards HTML Page

A standard for the format of email addresses, usernames and display names across Tasmanian Government.

Interchange of Client Information Standard HTML Page

A standard for the exchange of client information across Tasmanian Government agencies.

IPv6 Procurement and Audit Standard v1.1 PDF File (58.8 KB)

Standard to provide a consistent whole of government approach for the transition of the Tasmanian Government from IPv4 based to IPv6 capable assets. The standard provides guidance on procurement of new IPv6 Capable ICT Assets and regular regular identification, status and recording of the IPv6 ICT assets in agency ICT assets registries.

Project Management Guidelines HTML Page

Provides guidelines for project management within the Tasmanian Government.

Recordkeeping strategies for websites and web pages HTML Page

This guideline is maintained by the Archives Office of Tasmania and provides information about records management for websites and supporting recordkeeping strategies Tasmanian Government agencies can use for website development and web publishing.

Web Services Technical Standard HTML Page

A standard to support interoperability of web services across Tasmanian Government.


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