Researching the archives
Sir Rupert Hamer Awards
Trams: Moving Pictures
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.
The Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room at 51 Little Malop Street Geelong, will be temporarily closed on Tuesday May 28th and Wednesday May 29th. The temporary closure is to enable the relocation of the GHC archive collection being carried out over these days. The Geelong Heritage Centre Reading Room will re-open on Thursday May 30th at 11.00 [...]Read More
WHAT DO YOU THINK? COPYING FEES REVIEW You may not know that the fees that PROV charges for providing copies of public records are set under the Public Records Act Regulations. These Regulations need to be remade every 10 years, and are next due for renewal in November 2013. Because fees are set by the [...]Read More
The Public Records Advisory Council in association with Public Record Office Victoria takes pleasure in inviting you to this year’s Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Awards. The Hamer Awards recognise excellence and innovation in records management within the Victorian Public Sector and achievements of Community Archives in making records accessible to local communities. The awards [...]Read More