Last updated:

January 5, 2024

 

RDA expiry date: N/A; current until revoked

 

This retention and disposal authority covers records documenting the function of registering and recording births, adoptions, marriages, deaths and name changes in Victoria, as well as providing family history and civil marriage services.

Functions in PROS 09/07:

  • REGISTRATION OF LIFE EVENTS
  • ACCESS MANAGEMENT
  • MANAGEMENT OF CORRECTIONS TO REGISTERS
  • INVESTIGATIONS MANAGEMENT
  • MANAGEMENT OF REGISTRY CIVIL MARRIAGE SERVICE
  • REGISTER OF RELIGIOUS MINISTERS.

 

Keywords: adoptions, BDM, births, deaths, registrations.

 

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