Policies, Standards and Guidelines

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ICT policies and standards support the strategic directions of the Government of South Australia. 

These policies and standards apply to all Government of South Australia agencies and instrumentalities, although exemptions may be granted under certain circumstances.

ICT policies and standards cover applications and the internet, governance, security, sourcing and technology

Please note other policies, standards and guidelines, aside from those listed below, are available for government agencies and statutory authorities. For further information about these policies please email OfficeforDigitalGovernment@sa.gov.au

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ICT Rulings



  • SmartForm Standard - SAGOV_S5.3 (PDF 383KB)
    This document specifies the requirements for electronic forms with capabilities and facilitates a consistent approach to the design and build of a SmartForm within the South Australian Government.

Guidelines, forms and templates

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Supplementary standards

Additional standards issued as external ISMF publications are:

ISMF Rulings

The following ISMF Rulings are official interpretative statements of general applicability:

Guidelines and utilities to support ISMF implementation

The following guidelines and utilities assist agencies and applicable suppliers in adhering to the requirements of the ISMF:

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