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Category Archives: Government Recordkeeping

Reminder: Hamer Awards Nominations due 11 April

It’s the Awards season, and now that the Golden Globes and Academy Awards have been presented, the next important awards ceremony (the Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Awards) is fast approaching. Did your agency complete a records management project in 2013 that in some way improved the business efficiency and effectiveness within your agency and […]

Sir Rupert Hamer Awards 2014

Nominations for the 2014 Sir Rupert Hamer Records Management Awards are now open to government agencies or approved Places of Deposit. The Sir Rupert Hamer Awards are held annually to recognise excellence and innovation in records management within the Victorian Public Sector. The Awards are proudly offered through the Public Records Advisory Council and the […]

Structured Data

Background For some time, information management practitioners have been challenged by how to manage structured data over the long term.  You may find other blog entries relating to this topic interesting or even informative: http://prov.vic.gov.au/blog-only/structured-data-options-for-capturing-structured-data-in-a-long-term-format http://prov.vic.gov.au/blog-only/structured-data-what-portion-of-the-data-within-a-structured-data-source-should-be-preserved If you don’t find these either interesting or informative, go to your favourite search engine enter the terms “structured […]

Learning for fun: Massive Open Online Courses

The concept of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has been around since 2008.  Although certain limitations preclude them from fully replacing formal training and education, these courses have significantly expanded over the years.   For example, according to one site, Open Colleges, there are at least 50 of such MOOC sites available that provide free […]

New Recordkeeping Survey

A key aspect of the work undertaken by Standards and Policy team at PROV is the delivery to our stakeholders of key information about best practice recordkeeping.  To this end, we are reviewing the communication mechanisms that we currently use.  You will find below a short survey that focuses primarily around the channels used to […]

Recordkeeping and the Environment Issues Paper: Now Available for Comment

The Victorian government has a strong focus on building and maintaining a sustainable environment.  The Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) strongly supports this ongoing commitment and acknowledges the importance of the move towards achieving environmental sustainability across government. The new Recordkeeping and the Environment Issues Paper assists public offices with identifying and mitigating the environmental […]

Disposal Remodelling Project

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 […]

New Public Records Regulations 2013

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 […]

Information Management Maturity Measurement Tool – IM3 Tool

On 29th November 2013, at the Records Information Management Professionals Australasia, State Seminar, the Public Record Officer Victoria (PROV) launched its newly created Information Management Maturity Measurement, titled the IM3. The IM3 is designed for staff in Victorian Government agencies to assess the level of development of Information Management (IM) strategies and practices with in […]

Creative Commons and Open Data Presentations

On the 24th October, Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) hosted a short event, showcased two well respected speakers, Mr. Neale Hooper and Ms. Pia Waugh. Mr. Neale Hooper is an intellectual property and ICT lawyer who worked for over 20 years in the Queensland Government’s Crown Law Office (in the Department of Justice and Attorney General), […]

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