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We offer employment opportunities across three business areas.


Access Services

Access Services ensures that the state’s archival resources are accessible to the people and government of Victoria by:

  • providing Reading Room services and online access to our collection
  • preserving archives within their region of origin and ensuring equality of access for regional communities
  • providing culturally appropriate services, procedures and tools to enhance access by Koorie communities
  • creating a range of exhibitions, publications and outreach activities.


Government Services

Government Services set recordkeeping standards for the Victorian Government to create and preserve better records. Government Services assist government agencies with compliance by:

  • providing best practice records management and archiving advice, standards and specifications
  • identifying which Victorian public records are to be kept and their retention period
  • taking into custody and preserving records identified as permanent.


Corporate Services

Corporate Services provides strategic advice and direction about records and information management, information and communication technology, communications and online engagement, people and culture, finance and facilities operation.



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