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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 below records have been transferred into the PROV collection and are now available for ordering and viewing in our North Melbourne reading room. VA 4952: Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water Corporation VA 4953 Charlton Waterworks Trust VPRS 16941 / P1 Meeting Minutes [1898 to 1907] The below records have been […]Read More
Texas Tobacco Plantations (QLD) Scam The King vs Charles Anthony Brough Frederick Joseph Field and Richard William Musson - Criminal Trial Brief -VPRS 30/P0 Unit 2507 Item 153 A deal, seemingly too good to be true, usually is… In 1932 seven eager individuals were swindled into investing their money and goodwill into the ‘Texas Tobacco […]Read More
27 November 2013 The Public Records Regulations 2013 (Regulations) were made by the Governor in Council on 19 November 2013, and are effective from 24 November 2013. The new regulations are the result of a lengthy review and analysis, which included two phases of consultation with PROV stakeholder groups. PROV sincerely thanks everyone who participated […]Read More