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PROS 11/01 G1 APROSS Guideline provides useful and practical guidance on the storage of public records with a commercial storage provider. It applies to the storage of both digital and hard copy records with commercial storage suppliers.

This guideline will assist government agencies to implement the requirements in PROS 11/01 S1 Agency Records Storage Specification in situations where they have outsourced the storage of public records in their custody to an Approved Public Record Office Storage Supplier (APROSS). This guideline will also be a useful reference for APROSS companies to understand the compliance requirements of their Victorian government clients.

Please note that there is a new version of the Storage Standard and APROSS Specification which are both available via the Standards Framework page. The new Storage Standard (PROS 20/02) replaces both PROS 11/01 Storage Standard and PROS 11/01 S1 Agency Records Storage Specification.

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