Last updated:

May 12, 2020

Recordkeeping for government

Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) provides a range of information and tools on our website that can help you better understand government records management. 

Getting started

Digital folders

Information for newcomers getting started in records management

Standards framework


Learn about the PROV standards for the efficient management of public records

Standards, Policies & RDAs


Search or browse our Document Library of Standards, Policies, Retention and Disposal Authorities and more

Transferring records to PROV

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Find guidance about how to transfer records to PROV

How long should records be kept?

How long should records be kept

Find guidance about retention and disposal of records

Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS)

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Creation, capture and preservation of digital records

Learning, resources & tools

Learning, resources & tools

Find our online training, tools, case studies and other resources

Research & projects

Research & projects

Learn about our research and development programs and projects

Events, networks & awards

Events, networks & awards

Find out about government recordkeeping events

Certified suppliers & vendors


Providers and products which meet PROV requirements