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Overview of our key programs of work

Government Services undertakes many different programs of work including:

  • Advice
  • Online training
  • Policy development
  • Retention and Disposal Authority (RDA) development
  • Standards development
  • Transfer of digital and hardcopy records to the Archive
  • VEO validation testing
  • Continuing to support products that have been certified against the VERS 2 Standard (now superseded) 
  • Working with vendors to assist them to develop VERS 3 VEO capability.


Digital and physical transfer programs

PROV is pleased to advise that our Digital Archive Program of work has been fully implemented. PROV has re-commenced its transfer program of both physical and digital records.

For further transfer information, please see our Transferring records to PROV page.


Research and projects

Along with our regular program of work, we conduct research and development programs and projects about archiving, digital preservation, information management and records management.

For further information about our research and development work, please see our Research & projects page.



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

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples should be aware the collection and website may contain images, voices and names of deceased persons.

PROV provides advice to researchers wishing to access, publish or re-use records about Aboriginal Peoples