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PROS 19/05 S3 Long Term Sustainable Formats Specification sets out the requirements which must be met when Victorian public offices are preparing digital records for transfer to PROV. Permanent value digital records must be in one of the specified formats or able to be converted reliably and efficiently to one of these formats.

It is recommended that Victoria public offices also use these formats when temporary value records need to be kept for a long period of time.

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