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Registers of Emergency Relief Claim Applications

Public Record Office Victoria
Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Owned by) Natural Disaster and Emergency Relief Committees (Has creator )
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How to Use the Records

Consult the Records Description List for this series and call up the unit which holds the register for the appropriate year.

Once you get your file number from the register refer to the Records Description List for the files (VPRS 10966) and call up the unit which holds your file.

Function / Content

This series comprises the extant registers of applications for assistance received by various Emergency Relief Committees. The Emergency Relief Committees were appointed by the Victorian Government to provide assistance to the victims of natural disasters, ie, flood, bushfire, hailstorm, drought, etc.. (See also additional lists in VPRS 1163/P4, unit 5.)

System of Arrangement and Control

Emergency relief claim files (VPRS 10966) were created for each application received for assistance. A separate sequence of files was maintained according to the year and the category of relief (eg. Bushfire Relief 1962, Flood Relief 1973, etc.). Each file was allocated a unique identifier, comprising an alphabetic code indicating the category of relief (BF - Bushfire Relief, FR - Flood Relief, H - Hail Storm Relief) and the single registration number usually prefixed by the year of registration. Registers of applications (this series) are extant for a number of years.

The files were found arranged in three ways: alphabetical by name of applicant, alphabetical by municipality and numerical by file number.

Index cards were created to provide access to some of the sequences of files. The cards are arranged in either of two ways: alphabetical by name of applicant (VPRS 10969 Name Card Index) or alphabetical by municipality (VPRS 10970 Location Card Index).

Created: 1959 to 1978

Data time period: 1959 to 1978

Data time period: Series date range : BY 1959 - ?
Series in custody date range : 1959 - 1978
Contents in custody date range : 1959 - 1978

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  • Local : VPRS 10968