Public Record Office Victoria provides the Victorian Government with best practice records management, including advice, standards, policies and disposal authorities. Our Government Services team is tasked with the important role of selecting and transferring the right records into Victoria’s archival collection.
Introduced in September this year, the Inquiries Act 2014 formally establishes three tiers of government inquiry in Victoria. The Act carries new implications for records received and created by inquiries, including a change in the agency responsible for dealing with Cabinet records. Perhaps though, what is most interesting about the regime is that it permits […]Read More
Public Record Office Victoria is pleased to announce the issue of the new Recordkeeping Policy: Mobile Technologies, which was based on the Mobile Technologies and Recordkeeping Issues Paper. The new Policy is available from the PROV website: http://prov.vic.gov.au/government/standards-and-policy/policies/mobile-technologies The use of mobile technology can improve and streamline government processes and also reduce operational costs. From […]Read More
Records management on trial? Justice Legislation Amendment (Discovery, Disclosure and Other Matters) Act 2014
New case management powers in Victoria for discovery and disclosure provide an even stronger case for government agencies to ensure compliance with the standards issued by Public Record Office Victoria. “The one great principle of the English law is, to make business for itself. There is no other principle distinctly, certainly, and consistently maintained […]Read More