This system comprised a database application for the management of coronial investigations. The system managed many of the activities undertaken by or for the State Coroner, including receipt of reports of reportable deaths, receipt and disposal of bodies, conduct of autopsies and conduct of formal investigations.
Information recorded for each case included:
* case number
* date reported
* date of receipt of the body
* place of death
* personal details of the deceased
* name of the person who last saw the deceased
* name of the person who found the deceased
* deceased's doctor's name
* summary of the police report (police form 83)
* court number (Melbourne was court number 19)
* incident type (suicide, report, single vehicle collision, etc.)
* case classification(s) or type(s)
* case status
* status date (i.e. the date of the last event in the case)
* initials of the allocated Coronial staff member
* case summary
For some country cases, the only information recorded was surname, completion date and case type.
Information recorded for cases going to inquest included, in addition to the above:
* witnesses' names and addresses
* notifications to solicitors
* listing dates
* file movements.
The case numbers mentioned above were used as file numbers in VPRS 10010 Body Cards and the inquest numbers were used as file numbers in VPRS 24 Inquest Deposition Files.