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About our Standards
Under the Public Records Act 1973, the Keeper of Public Records is responsible for the establishment of mandatory Standards for the efficient management of public records. The head of every Victorian public office is responsible for ensuring compliance with them.
The Standards apply to records held in all formats and organisational systems. Some of the Standards have Specifications which give technical requirements that public offices must comply with. Guidelines are being developed to assist with implementation.
The Standards support the VERS Strategy - Digital Forever 2018-2021. VERS was originally a separate Standard with associated Specifications, however these have now been incorporated into the new set of Standards.