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Section 33(1)(a) of the Archives Act 1983

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Series Control Symbol Title Contents dates
A6122 1112 Communist Party of Australia. New South Wales - Moss Vale Branch. 1949 - 1956
A1209 1960/219 Report of the Logistic Committee - 3rd meeting Bangkok 1960 1960 - 1960
A1209 1964/6310 The outlook for North Vietnam [part of title exempt] 1964 - 1964
A1533 1968/1593 Sinking of MV Wahine New Zealand 1968 - 1968
B1387 1991/739 Claims in Australian Antarctic Territory 1976 - 1976
A1209 1960/92 PART 1 JIC London - weekly review of current intelligence 1960 1960 - 1960
A7452 A15 PART 3 Indonesia - International relations with other countries including Australia 1977 - 2002
A367 C108408 BUDDLE, Thomas Gordon, THOMAS, John Henry 1953 - 1953
A9108 ROLL 15/15 Political situation in Burma 1952 - 1953
A12389 A34 ASIO document: BfV The West German Security Intelligence Service: Service Regulations 1975 - 1975
A1838 3027/10/1 PART 7 Malaysia - Political Relations with Australia 1968 - 1969
A9737 1992/50994 PART 1 Vietnam - The War - Long Tan Cross 21 Feb 1975 - 07 May 1985
A7936 B/5/9 Estimates 1956-1957 [portion of title exempt] 1956 - 1956
A1838 1957/5/11 PART 2 ASIO - [remainder of file title withheld] 1970 - 1981
A1209 1958/5994 PART 1 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material] - Weekly intelligence summaries 1958 - 1958
K279 1982/847 Defence (Army) - unit magazine at Swanbourne - siting board [Department of Works/Construction] 1982 - 1982
AWM54 179/1/23 PART 1 [Chemical Warfare - General:] 42nd Chemical Laboratory Company: Technical Reports [Part 1 of 9] 1940 - 1945
A816 43/302/76 Cryptographic Material for ASIO 1951 - 1952
A4398 25/301 PART 1 L14 subject registration booklet for the 25/301/- section of Defence classified file series, A816: intelligence (file numbers 5 - 616) - Book 1 1938 - 1956
A1209 1975/2257 East Timor - Activities of Australian journalists 01 Sep 1975 - 08 Mar 1976