Christmas - New Year Closures
Streets of Melbourne
Victorian Community History Award Winners 2013
Soldier Settlement project launched
Researching the archives
Royal Commission into Child Abuse
Public Record Office Victoria holds a vast array of records created by Victorian Government departments and authorities including the State’s courts, local councils, schools, public hospitals and other public offices.
The records date from the establishment of the Port Phillip District in the mid 1830s right through to today and include information relating to areas of activity managed or regulated by government such as the administration of justice, immigration, health and welfare, land, education, Indigenous communities, planning, transport, and resource management.
After an extensive review, PROV has commenced a Disposal Remodelling Project to deliver new streamlined processes for authorising the disposal of public records. Thirty-two recommendations have been developed to transition the disposal program over the next 2-3 years. Existing RDAs including PROS 09/05 Retention and Disposal Authority for Local Government Functions and PROS 07/01 General […]Read More
Our reading rooms will be closed over the Christmas – New Year break on the following dates: Victorian Archives Centre closes COB Tuesday 24 December and reopens Thursday 2 January 2014 Ballarat Archives Centre closes COB Tuesday 24 December and reopens Monday 6 January 2014 Geelong Heritage Centre closes 1.00pm Tuesday 24 December 2013 and […]Read More
The below records have been transferred into the PROV collection and are now available for ordering and viewing in our North Melbourne reading room. VA 3706 Monash (City Council 1994-ct)VA 2532 Waverley (City 1961-1994)VPRS 17328 / P1 Voters Roll VPRS 16187 / P2 Rate Summary Books VPRS 16187 / P3 Rate Summary Books (Valuation) [1974-1980]VPRS […]Read More