Last updated:

May 11, 2022

FSCiC1 Departmental Cabinet-in-Confidence Records: Overview Fact Sheet is intended for use by departmental staff responsible for managing CiC records.

Departments are responsible for regularly transferring permanent Cabinet-in-Confidence (CiC) records to PROV, including those created by affiliated portfolio agencies, entities and statutory bodies. Permanent CiC records must be converted into VERS Encapsulated Objects (VEOs) and transferred to PROV annually and via the Cabinet Office during Caretaker.


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.