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Policies and Guidelines

Across government policies and guidelines support agencies in meeting their business needs and delivering services to their customers.  These include policies, guidelines and other resources designed to help agencies understand what they need to do and how to go about it.

SA Government Digital Policies and Guidelines out for Consultation

Agency feedback is a valued part of our process for releasing Policies and Guidelines.  SA Government Agencies are encouraged to provide feedback by emailing clearly stating the name of the Policy or Guideline you are providing feedback to.

There are no Policies/ Guidelines currently ‘for consultation’ (Discovery, Alpha and Beta releases as indicated).

Policy / Guideline Stage Feedback Due







 All feedback will be reviewed and inform new versions.

Ensuring public sector agencies evaluate cloud services in every new or reformed ICT sourcing, procurement, or market approach.
Responsible Parties should implement procedures to monitor and maintain compliance to applicable statutory, regulatory and contractual security requirements.
Policies related to the collection, use, transmission and management of data by SA Government agencies.
The Premier's Digital by Default Declaration commits agencies to digitally transform their services. ICT and Digital Government is helping put the declaration into practice.
Policies about online communication via email, messaging, social media and other collaboration tools.
This section is for SA Government agencies seeking exemption from ICT policies and contracts.
These policies relate to ICT security and include supporting guidelines and templates related to the Information Security Management Framework (ISMF).
Policies related to infrastructure, technical architecture and networks.
This section contains policies and guidelines relating to SA Government domain names and website server and application security.