Author: Public Record Office Victoria
Public Record Office Victoria recognises the impact that the bushfires have had on communities.
The following websites provide a range of information and resources which may assist organisations holding records which may have been affected by the bushfires:
- Recovering fire-damaged records National Archives Australia
- Disaster recovery resources and fire recovery resources listed on the Blue Shield Australia website
- The Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material (AICCM)
Victorian government agencies, including local councils, needing further assistance with records affected by fire should contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Places of Deposit can contact PROV via our General enquiries, complaints or feedback form.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.
Material in the Public Record Office Victoria archival collection contains words and descriptions that reflect attitudes and government policies at different times which may be insensitive and upsetting.
PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples.