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Social Media Recordkeeping Issues Paper provides information for consideration, and invites input from agencies to inform the development of a Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) Social Media Recordkeeping Policy.

It is not the purpose of this issues paper to provide an exhaustive list of social media sites, but addresses the broad categories of social media being used by Victoria Government agencies.

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