Storage of records should be planned to ensure their physical protection. Regardless of format or location, all records must be locatable, secure from authorised access and preserved. It includes the storage of physical records, electronic records, and physical devices and hardware used to store electronic records. Specific requirements and guidance is provided for agency based storage, commercial storage provided and Places of Deposit.
Issued by Public Record Office Victoria (PROV), this standard provides a set of mandatory principles for Victorian government agencies regarding storage of public records. Your agency is expected to fully comply with each principle contained in the standard by implementing the particular requirements as detailed in the relevant specification/s.