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  1. 2014 MAY Records Management Network Meeting

    The Government Services team at Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) would like to warmly invite you and your fellow record keeping and information management professionals to the next Records Management Network  (RMN) meeting. The event will take place on the 5th May 2014 at Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur Street Melbourne. Presentations will commence at 11:00 am and conclude at 2:30 pm.   Over the past year, the team has conducted extensive res…

  2. PROVguide 64: City of Melbourne

    …uction of waterworks and water supply. An Act of 1863 gave local government districts responsibility for roads, streets, wharves, cemeteries, public health, water supply, drainage, charitable institutions, recreation facilities, libraries, pounds, licensed premises, markets, slaughter houses, weights and measures. Major record series transferred to Public Record Office Victoria by the City of Melbourne include: Council Records VPRS 8910 Mi…

  3. Koorie Index of Names

    …oorie Heritage – Koorie Index of Names Project. Accessing the KIN database The KIN database is available at the Victorian Archives Centre Reading Room, 99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne. The Reading Room is open from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays) and on the second and fourth Saturday of every month. No appointment is necessary to access the KIN database. Alternatively the KRU can provide advice and assistance to rese…

  4. Student Help

    …s is a website that lets teachers set up projects for the class to work on online, usually about the history of Victoria. The teacher will set up a project, create groups for you to work in and give you some links to other websites to help you research information and pictures. Then you can research and write a story connected to a place on the map and to the project your teacher has set up. Getting Started How to log in How to set up a new story…

  5. New South Wales Government Gazette proclamation of reward

    …ales Government and the remaining quarter by certain banks trading in the colony. Simultaneously, the Colony of Victoria was offering a reward of £4,000. Transcribed text Image   79/Q1939 P1905 Date 18 Feb Reg 20 Col. Secy. N. S. WalesForwards copy of Proclamation offering a reward for the apprehension of the Kelly gang of outlawsPublish in Gazette for Gnl. informn.(initials unreadable) 21/2 GAZETTE 21Feby 1879 [End of page 1]…

  6. PROVguide 50: Ships’ Passenger Lists

    Transport – Ships’ Passenger Lists Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) holds passenger lists for voyages to and from Victoria up to 1923.  Copies of the lists are available on microfiche and microfilm in PROV’s reading rooms at the Victorian Archives Centre and the Ballarat Archives Centre.  Microfiche copies of unassisted (1852-1923) and assisted (1839-1871) inward passenger lists are also available at libraries and genealogical centres…

  7. VERS Steering Committee

    …Membership The VERS Steering Committee meets four times a year. Committee members are drawn from the following Victorian public sector agencies: Justine Heazlewood (Chair) Director & Keeper of Public Records Public Record Office Victoria Adrian Perna Manager, Information & Records Department of Justice Zoran Brzakovic Service, Systems & Information Manager, Information Management and Technology Branch Department of Premier and Cabin…

  8. Water Stories

    Water Stories is a Public Record Office Victoria online exhibition. It displays original records from the Victorian government archives to explore the development of the first water storage, the Yan Yean Reservoir, the creation of the four parks that surround the city (Fitzroy, Exhibition, Flagstaff and the Botanic Gardens), the development of an innovative sewerage system for the city at Spotswood and Werribee, and the transformation of the Ya…

  9. A Case of Arson:

    Provenance: The Journal of Public Record Office Victoria, issue no. 11, 2012.ISSN 1832-2522. Copyright © Mary Daley. by Mary Daley Mary Daley, in her retirement, is undertaking history research as part of a Masters Degree at La Trobe University. When learning how to work in the records at PROV, Mary found the story of the fire at Steiglitz amongst the files of capital crimes. As a fifth-generation Victorian with relatives currently living close…

  10. Editorial – Provenance 2009

    …in ‘The Surveying Career of William Swan Urquhart, 1845-1864′, follows the life and work of one of Victoria’s early surveyors through correspondence and hand-drawn maps held at PROV, and Helen Dehn in ‘The Royal Oak Hotel, corner of South and Raglan Streets, Ballarat’, recounts part of Ballarat’s colourful social history through records relating to one of its busiest and well-loved hotels. Please let us know w…

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