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The Public Records Act 1973 established the Public Records Advisory Council to advise the Minister on administration of the Act and to promote co-operation between Public Record Office Victoria and other government agencies.

Public interest disclosure


The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2012

Public Records Advisory Council

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Public Records Act 1973 and Regulations 2013

Vision and strategic plan

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‘Public Records Publicly Available’

Service charter

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Public Record Office Victoria service charter

Annual Reports

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Read our annual reports and gift register

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