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Supporting the Victorian Government with best-practice records management.

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.

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Recordkeeping standards & specifications: survey results

Thank you to everyone who responded to the recent survey seeking feedback on the quality and usability of PROV’s Recordkeeping Standards, Specifications and guidance products, how they can be improved and how compliance with them can be increased. The results show respondents believe the documents are generally comprehensive, of a high quality and that they […]

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Case studies in government recordkeeping

Are you interested to learn how Agriculture Victoria adopted an information management tool that allows a single point of contact to access all digital and physical records? Or maybe you’re keen to hear how the City of Casey embarked on an ambitious journey to transform information management across the organisation and move to paper independence?  […]

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Expiring RDAs Review Project

In recent years, PROV has introduced disposal remodelling processes to better assist agencies in meeting their recordkeeping requirements. Measures have included: the simplification of the Retention and Disposal Authority (RDA) development process ensuring RDAs have wider application and inbuilt longevity. PROV has also recently undertaken a macro appraisal approach to identify significant functions of government […]

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