Our Vision

RIMPA's vision is to advance and connect the Records and Information Management profession.

RIMPA Global is a professional membership organisation dedicated to advancing the practice of information and records management worldwide. Our vision is to empower organisations and individuals with the knowledge and tools to effectively manage information in the digital age, driving innovation and positive change.

Our mission is to provide a dynamic and inclusive community that fosters learning, collaboration, and innovation. We achieve this by delivering world-class education, networking opportunities, and advocacy for the profession. We strive to empower our members to lead with confidence and purpose, and to promote the value of information and records management to organisations and society as a whole.

RIMPA's vision is to advance and connect the Records and Information Management profession.

Our Values

Our values are the foundation of how we work:

  • Stewardship: be responsible for overseeing and protecting best practice in the profession

  • Integrity: act with trustworthiness, honesty and transparency

  • Collegiality: work together to willingly serve members, the profession and the community with diligence and respect

  • Accountability: have an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility for one’s actions

  • Renewal: constantly set and maintain standards of professional competency

Our Objectives

  • Promote professional recognition

  • Provide education and professional development

  • Advocate for industry professionals

  • Set industry standards for professional competence

  • Facilitate national and global networking opportunities

  • Administer mentoring and training programs

  • Advocate for access to records

  • Serve the public interest




  • Provide leadership in records and information management and a framework for members, the community and government advocacy

  • Administer submissions and representations to all levels of government

  • Raise the profile of the profession and industry practitioners


  • Deliver compelling member communication and unique member benefits

  • Work with Special Interest Groups (SIG) to advocate matters impacting them

  • Representation of membership to international and Australasian governance bodies

  • Collaborate with distinguished allied professional associations

  • Provide ongoing mentoring and training opportunities


  • Advance education and professional development standards to foster lifelong careers

  • Access to excellent educational and training opportunities

  • Collaborate with education departments about the establishment, accreditation and conduct of records management courses

  • Provision and publication of educational literature

  • Facilitate conventions, conferences, seminars and workshops for members’ and the community


Acknowledgement of Country

Records and Information Management Practitioners Alliance (RIMPA) acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and live and gives respect to their Elders both past and present.