The Appraisal Statement specifies in summary the records of government administration required for permanent retention as State Archives.
It is designed to:
- Support consistent and transparent appraisal by Victorian government
- Assist government agencies to undertake appraisal
- Communicate our collecting objectives to our stakeholders
- Describe in summary the types of records we will preserve as Archives for future discovery and use.
Government agencies undertaking appraisal will be expected to address the statement’s permanent record characteristics in the development of disposal authorities submitted for the approval of the Keeper of Public Records.