Series VPRS 9997
Overseas Travel Approval Files (Protocol Branch)
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Date Range: Series 1976 - 1992
  Series in Custody 1976 - 1992
  Contents 1976 - 1992
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
1976 - 1982 Department of the Premier (also known as Premier's Department 1960-1982) VA 2717
1982 - 1992 Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
Agency currently responsible for this SeriesAgency currently responsible for this Series
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
1992 - cont Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
Description of this SeriesDescription of this Series
  • How to use the Records
    For the period 1976 to 1981 get your file number from VPRS 9998 File Register.

    For the period 1982 to 1983, and 1989 to 1992 refer to the Records Description Lists for this series and identify the Unit (Box) which holds your file.

  • Function / Content
    This series consists of Travel Approval Files created by the Department of the Premier (VA 2717) and the Department of the Premier and Cabinet (VA 1039) between 1976 and 1992. This series documents the approval of official visits of Ministers and Victorian public servants.

    The files contain :
    correspondence
    programmes
    applications for approval & assistance
    passport applications
    travel itineraries
    applications for a ticket order

  • Recordkeeping System
    For the period 1976 to ??1983 the files are arranged under an annual single number system.

    For the period ??1989 to 1992 the files are arranged in chronological order.

    As part of the recordkeeping system a file register was created (see VPRS 9998).

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Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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Date Range Series Title Series Number
1976 - 1992 Register of Overseas Travel Approval Files (Protocol Branch) VPRS 9998
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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1980 - 1983 Open 10
P0002 1976 - 1979 Open 6
P0003 1989 - 1992 Open 2
Indexes and RegistersIndexes and Registers
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1976 - 1992 Register of Overseas Travel Approval Files (Protocol Branch) VPRS 9998
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