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walata tyamateetj is a guide to assist researchers locate records about Aboriginal people in Victoria, held at both Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives of Australia, in particular the various government agencies overseeing the administration of Aboriginal affairs in Victoria since 1838.

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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