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About the PROV endorsed tools and products

PROV endorses tools and products issued by state and national bodies which support the better management of Victorian public records. 

The following have been endorsed for use by Victorian public offices:

Title Produced by Description of tool

Principles and Functional Requirements for Records in Electronic Office Environments

Module 1: Overview and Statement of Principles

Module 2: Guidelines and Functional Requirements for ERMS

Module 3: Guidelines and Functional Requirements for Records in Business Systems

International Council on Archives (ICA) Suite of publications which comprise three modules outlining principles and functional requirements for software which is used to create and manage electronic records in office environments.

Records Management Checklist

The Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) Checklist to improve the management of government records and help agencies fulfill their obligations under the Public Records Act 1973.

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