Our Vision

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

Who We Are

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.

Our purpose is to advance and connect the Records and Information Management profession globally. 

Our Values

Our values are the foundation of how we work:

  • Innovation Foster a culture of innovation and encourage members to explore new ideas, technologies, and approaches in information and records management

  • Collaboration Emphasise the importance of collaboration among members, professionals, and organisations to share knowledge and experiences
  • Ethical Practice Uphold high ethical standards and promote responsible and ethical behaviour in the management of information and records
  • Continuous Improvement Strive for continuous improvement in all aspects of the profession, seeking feedback, monitoring industry advancements, and implementing best practices
  • Nurturing We respect, care and support and develop our members

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


Our Strategic Plan

We are delighted to present to you RIMPA Global's 2024-2025 Strategic Plan, a comprehensive blueprint crafted by our esteemed board of industry specialists. This forward-thinking document represents a significant milestone in charting the course for the records and information management industry.

At the heart of this plan lies a dedication to continuous improvement, ensuring that our industry remains at the forefront of innovation and best practices. As we unveil the strategic initiatives outlined within this document, we extend an invitation for you to join us on this journey.