Public Record Office Victoria

Identificatie

Bestandsidentificatie

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Geauthoriseerde naam

Public Record Office Victoria

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Aandere naamsvormen

  • PROV

Soort

  • State

Contact

 

Senior Manager, Access Services or Senior Manager, Record Services

Soort

adres

Adres

99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne

Locality

Melbourne

Region

Victoria

Landnaam

Postcode

3051

Telefoon

03 9348 5600

Fax

Aantekening

Beschrijving

Geschiedenis

Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) is the archives of the State Government of Victoria. Established under the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic), PROV’s objectives are to:

  • issue standards regulating the creation, maintenance and security of public records including the selection and disposal of public records not worthy of preservation;
  • advise and assist agencies in achieving compliance with issued standards;
  • preserve public records of permanent value as the state archives; and
  • ensure that the archives are accessible to the government and the people of Victoria.

Geografische en culturele context

Mandaat/bronnen van bevoegdheid

Organisatie structuur

Public Record Office Victoria is an agency of the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Records management and collecting policies

Public Record Office Victoria has responsibility to select records of the government of Victoria that are worthy of preservation as set out in the Public Records Act 1973 (Vic).

Gebouwen

Visit the reading room at the Victorian Archives Centre at 99 Shiel Street North Melbourne. We also have reading rooms in Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong. See our website for details.

Bestanden

We hold around 100kms of records dating from 1830s right up to the present day. Our impressive collection includes records of immigration and shipping, criminal trials and prisons, premiers and governors, royal commissions, boards of inquiry, wills and probates and much more. These records hold stories of the key events and decisions that have shaped the history of the State of Victoria.

Toegangen, gidsen en publicaties

Visit our website to explore our collection by topic, tips on where to start your search and more: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection

Toegang

Openingstijden

Victorian Archives Centre: Open Monday to Friday 10am-4.30pm (excluding public holidays) and the second and last Saturday of every month.

See our website for Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong reading room times.

Raadpleegvoorwaarden en -eisen

Toegankelijkheid

Public Record Office Victoria is committed to ensuring accessibility for people with disabilities and special needs. We have a free all-day carpark, entry off Macaulay Road, which includes two disabled parking bays. There's also disabled street parking out the front of our building on Shiel Street - please note street signage for times. We have wheelchair access, lifts and disabled toilets.

dienstverlening

onderzoeksdienstverlening

Public Record Office Victoria provides a range of services and resources to assist members of the public with their research. It does not provide a research service so researchers may wish to engage a professional research agent, request advice from historical associations or societies, in order to undertake research.

reproduktiedienstverlening

Copy requests can be placed in person at our reading rooms, or online. More information can be found on our website here: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/copying-services-public-users

Publiekruimten

At the Victorian Archives Centre we have a public reading room, gallery and café. More information can be found on our website here: https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/about-us

The Victorian Archives Centre, North Melbourne reading room is operated jointly by the Public Record Office Victoria and the National Archives, Victoria State Office.

Beheer

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Toegepaste regels en/of conventies

Status

Niveau van detaillering

Datering van aanmaak, herziening of verwijdering

Revised 16 April 2018

Taal (talen)

Schrift(en)

Bronnen

Onderhoudsaantekeningen

Trefwoorden

Access Points

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Thematic area)
  • Agriculture (Thematic area)
  • Arts and Culture (Thematic area)
  • Built Environment (Thematic area)
  • Education (Thematic area)
  • Environment (Thematic area)
  • Family / Domestic Life (Thematic area)
  • Genealogical (Thematic area)
  • Geography (Thematic area)
  • Immigration (Thematic area)
  • Indigenous (Thematic area)
  • Law and Justice (Thematic area)
  • Medicine and Health (Thematic area)
  • Out of Home Care (Thematic area)
  • Politics and Government (Thematic area)
  • Transportation (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Eerste contactpersoon

99 Shiel Street, North Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria 3051