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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Records Management Network Meeting – Tuesday 29 May 2012

The upcoming Records Management Network (RMN) meeting will focus on Recordkeeping and Freedom of Information. Guest Speakers include Mr Des Pearson, Victorian  Auditor-General and Mr John Taylor, Deputy Ombudsman of Victoria. To preview the full line up, download the Flyer. If you would like to attend this RMN session, please RSVP by Wednesday 23 May […]

Accelerating positive change in electronic records management

  Archives and Manuscripts (the Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists) Vol 39 No2 Nov 2011, edited by PROV’s own Sebastian Gurciullo has an interesting article by Julie McLead, Sue Childs and Rachel Hardiman – Accelerating positive change in electronic records management: headline findings from a major research project (pp65-93).   Though it’s UK orientated, […]

The progress of the Port of Melbourne

The series VPRS 8360 contains a slide display of many images on the progress of Port of Melbourne in the second half of the 19th and in the early 20th century. With the rapid growth of Melbourne and the poor state of the port, merchants pushed to develop a better port where ships could dock […]

Fun with Dick and Jane readers

If you went through the Victorian Public School system between 1930s and 1970s the words Dick and Jane or “See Spot Run” may conjure up sentimental feelings. Children learning to read for the first time became familiar with the main characters in the Dick and Jane readers: children Dick and Jane, Baby Sally, Spot the […]

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