Series VPRS 16607
Departmental Cabinet-in-Confidence Working Records, Various Departments [Cain-Kirner Government] 1982 to 1992
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Date Range: Series 1982 - 1992
  Series in Custody 1982 - 1992
  Contents 1982 - 1992
Public Access: Closed
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1982 - 1992 Cabinet Office [known as Cabinet & Executive Branch 1991-1992; Cabinet Secretariat 1992 - 2015] VA 2989
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1982 - cont Cabinet Office [known as Cabinet & Executive Branch 1991-1992; Cabinet Secretariat 1992 - 2015] VA 2989
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  • Function / Content
    The term Cabinet-in-Confidence Related Working Papers includes:
    - any original, draft, extract or copy of a document which relates to or refers to a matter that has been or is intended to be considered by Cabinet or one of its Committees,
    - any background, issues, discussion or consultation papers relating to a matter that has been or is intended to be considered by Cabinet or one of its Committees.

    This series comprises working papers related to primary Cabinet-in-Confidence material generated within an agency to assist:
    - in the preparation or tracking of a submission to Cabinet or a Cabinet Committee,
    - in the development of advice to a Minister or departmental officer on any matter that has been or is intended to be considered by Cabinet or one of its Committees, or
    - in the communication of outcomes of Cabinet or Cabinet Committee deliberations.

    Examples include:
    - draft Cabinet or Cabinet Committee material and any proposed or actual attachment to Cabinet or Cabinet Committee submissions,
    - Ministerial briefing notes, memos or speaking notes,
    - departmental briefing notes, memos, comments and discussion papers on Cabinet material, such as possible legislation proposals or terms of reference for a Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry,
    - relevant legal opinions,
    - correspondence identifying Cabinet-in-Confidence information,
    - internal distribution lists for Cabinet-in-Confidence material, and
    Cabinet or Cabinet Committee memberships and meeting schedules.

  • Recordkeeping System
    This series consists of Cabinet-in-Confidence records derived from multiple recordkeeping systems of various government departments/agencies. The records were received and maintained by the Cabinet Office as a collection.

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P0001 1982 - 1992 Closed 38
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