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PROS 20/02 S2 Places Appointed to Store and Manage State Archives Specification sets out the requirements which must be met to obtain and retain appointment as a Class A Place of Deposit.

Class A Places of Deposit are appointed by the responsible Minister under section 14 of the Public Records Act 1973 to hold records of permanent value (State Archives), as well as records of temporary value.


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