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Kylie Auld, Case Study: Delivering the Wards Record Plan

Highlights from the May 2015 Records Management Network event

On 22 May Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) held its second Records Management Network (RMN) event for 2015. Featuring presenters from university, government and the private sector, the event attracted over 170 people. Here, PROV’s Andrew Harris profiles two of the presentations featured on the day: 1. Delivering the ‘Wards Record Plan’  Kylie Auld, Manager […]

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Privacy by Design: a new approach to privacy in government

What is Privacy by Design? Hold that thought – no, we aren’t talking about a new range of designer-made curtains and blinds! Privacy by Design is in fact a framework first developed by Dr. Ann Cavoukian, former Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada. Privacy by Design: · advances the view that privacy cannot be assured […]

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Mythbusting: New privacy laws do not apply

New privacy laws do not apply to authorised public records in a Place of Deposit The Data and Privacy Protection Act 2014 commenced late last year. Public Record Office Victoria would like to reassure agencies that public records that have been approved for transfer to a Place of Deposit (POD) should not be restricted from […]

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