The Public Works Department (VA 669) was responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of Victorian Government buildings such as schools, mental hospitals, government offices and other public buildings. PROV holds the plans created by the Public Works Department and its successor agency, the Building Services Agency (BSA). The drawings date from 1853 to 1998 and are a valuable resource for researching a range of properties in Victoria.
Next steps: As the plans are not available to view online, you will need to order the relevant plan and view at the Victorian Archives Centre Reading Room.
Step 1. Find the the record(s) on the topic page Public Works Department plans
Step 2. You will be directed to the catalogue to order, or you will be directed to a copy of the plans on the microfilm listings page.
Note: If you would like to order many copies at once, the fastest method is to search on the microfilm listings page here.