Series VPRS 11506
Committee Records
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Date Range: Series ? 1992 - cont
  Series in Custody 1992 - 2014
  Contents 1992 - 2014
Public Access: Restricted
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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1992 - cont Joint Committee on Family and Community Development (previously known as Community Development Committee 1992-1996) VA 3128
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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1992 - cont Legislative Assembly VA 2585
1992 - cont Legislative Council VA 471
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    ** Special Access Conditions **

    Although this series is available for public inspection, special access conditions apply. Parliamentary records are transferred to Public Record Office Victoria on condition that all requests for access will be referred to the Clerk of the Legislative Council / Legislative Assembly as appropriate, for determination in each case. The records have been transferred on the understanding that they remain the property of the Parliament of Victoria.

    Application to inspect the records should be made to the appropriate officer and written authorisation must be presented at the Public Record Office Victoria Reading Room before records can be made available for inspection.

  • Function / Content
    This series comprises the documentation collected or created by the Joint Committee on Family and Community Development (previously known as Community Development Committee (1992-1996)) (VA 3128) in the course of its activities. Please note this series was previously titled "Inquiry Records" but has been retitled as its scope includes records created in the course of all of the Committee's activities, not only inquiry records.

    A range of documents was either created or collected by the Committee in the course of each inquiry. Although the range of documents captured per inquiry will vary, the following broad categories of documents are common:

    General administrative records relating to particular inquiries such as the inquiry budget, memoranda, media releases, sub-committee minutes, etc.

    Background papers, comprising copies of printed material, reports etc gathered by the Committee in the course of initial research into the matter to be investigated.

    Correspondence files relating to either the actual investigation or organisational aspects of the inquiry.

    Submissions tendered by individuals or organisations during the investigation stating their views on the issues concerned. Some submissions were also received in response to public hearings or issues in the final report.

    Transcripts of public hearings held and overseas visits made during the inquiry. Copies of the transcripts, which were forwarded to the various participants for amendments or corrections, are also included.

    Reports, including the final printed copy as presented to Parliament containing the Committee's findings.

    This series also includes some non-inquiry-based records such as minutes of meetings of the Committee, Executive Officer reports, Annual Reports and the Committee's overall budget.

  • Recordkeeping System
    The records of each inquiry have been arranged chronologically according to the year in which the inquiry was conducted. In order to achieve consistency, the records of the inquiry were boxed in the same order, (ie, general records, background papers, correspondence files, submissions, transcripts, and reports).

    The non-inquiry records have been placed at the end of each consignment.

    P2 and P6 consignments

    The P2 and P6 consignments of this series consists of submissions, minutes and transcripts of evidence which were either submitted or conducted "In Confidence" or "In Camera". These items have been placed in separate consignments to guard against inadvertent unauthorised access.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1992 - 1996 Restricted 17
P0002 1992 - 1996 Restricted 14
P0004 ? 1999 - ? 2002 Restricted 2
P0005 1992 - 1995 Restricted 6
P0006 1995 - 1995 Restricted 1
P0007 2002 - 2005 Restricted 7
P0008 2007 - 2010 Restricted 7
P0009 2007 - 2010 Restricted 1
P0010 2011 - 2014 Restricted 29
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