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PROS 19/05 S1 Digitisation Specification sets out the requirements which must be met when Victorian public offices plan to digitise original source records and use the digitised copy as the official record.

It must be used in conjunction with PROS 19/07 Converted or Digitised Records Retention and Disposal Authority (RDA). This RDA authorises destruction of some original source records, if particular conditions are met.

All Victorian public offices must comply with this Specification when digitising records to use as the official record.

Additional products related to the Digitisation 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