Standard No: TBD
Status: Final v1.0
Date of Effect: 01/09/05
Revision date: 01/09/06
ICT STANDARD DR10
DR Plan - Active Mode Management
The standard has been prepared in the standards template and following compliance date
addition will be forwarded to the ICT Policy Committee for endorsement.
Why is DR Maintenance important?
When a disaster has been declared, leadership of the recovery effort shall reside with the leader
of the Recovery Management Team. The role of this team will be to manage progress of all
recovery teams against their business recovery deadlines, to announce major recovery
milestones as part of the progress towards recovery keeping all stakeholders informed of
progress, and to declare DR Closure at the end of the Disaster period to signal the return to
normal duties and normal responsibilities.
Title of Standard
DR10: DR Plan - Active Mode Management
When a disaster is declared a Recovery Management Team (RMT) or
equivalent will be required as part of the Detailed Recovery Plan. The
leader of this team will Command and Direct DR progress. In particular the
• Manage progress of all operational recovery teams against their
business recovery deadlines;
• Announce major recovery milestones as part of the progress
towards recovery, keeping all stakeholders informed of progress;
• Declare DR Closure procedures at the end of the Disaster period
to signal the return to normal duties and normal responsibilities.
To ensure that a means of co-ordination and management of all DR
Teams is in place during a disaster or disaster scenario test.
AS8015 Corporate Governance of ICT, Principle 4 says - Ensure that ICT
performs well, whenever required
AS8018.2-2004 ICT Service Management, clause 5.2 Service Continuity
AS HB 221:2004 Business Continuity Management
Australian National Audit Office Business Continuity Management