Series VPRS 4405
Register of Persons Qualified for Appointment
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Date Range: Series 1885 - 1982
  Series in Custody 1885 - 1980
  Contents 1885 - 1980
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1885 - 1982 Public Service Board (known as Public Service Commissioner 1901-40) VA 886
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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1992 - 1998 Office of the Public Service Commissioner VA 3088
2005 - cont State Services Authority VA 4781
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    For the period 1885 to 1976

    For information about the appointment of a successful candidate, refer to the Record Description List for this series and call up the appropriate volume.

    For the period 1977 to 1980

    Refer to the Name Index, located in VPRS 9942. This Name Index provides the page reference number of the Register of Persons Qualified for Appointment.

  • Function / Content
    Under the provisions of Sec. 41 and the Regulations made under the Public Service Act 1883 ( No 773), Registers of Persons Qualified for Appointment were required to be kept in which the names of candidates were entered in the order of merit determined by competitive examination.

    Under this section candidates were appointed to Clerical and Non-clerical positions and under Section 74 of the Act appointments were made to the Professional Division.

    The register recorded the names of all candidates who have passed the examination, date of birth, the name of the Branch and the Department , the class of appointment, Appointment date and Appointment File number.

  • Recordkeeping System
    As part of the recruitment process, the records received by the Board or created by the Board included the applications to appear for the examination, the register of applicants qualified to appear for the examination, the register of candidates qualified for appointment, index to the registers, and the Appointment Files.

    The extant indexes to the Register of Candidates Qualified for Appointment are located in VPRS 9942.

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Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1977 - 1982 Name Index to Register of Persons Qualified for Appointment VPRS 9942
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0000 1885 - 1976 Open 11
P0001 1977 - 1980 Open 1
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1977 - 1982 Name Index to Register of Persons Qualified for Appointment VPRS 9942
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