33(1)(a)

contains information or matter the disclosure of which under this Act could reasonably be expected to cause damage to the security, defence or international relations of the Commonwealth
Section 33(1)(a) of the Archives Act 1983

1010

closed files

cite this as a reason you're not allowed to see them
60

years

is the average age of closed files that cite this reason, based on the date of their earliest content
108

series

contain closed files that cite this reason
18

years

is the average age of decisions to closed files citing this reason

When were closed files citing this reason being created?
Click to view files

How old are closed files that cite this reason?
Click to view files

When were access decisions that cite this reason made?
Click to view files

What series contain most closed files citing this reason?
Click to view files

Here's some examples of closed files that cite this reason…

Series Control Symbol Title Contents dates
AWM54 179/5/8 PART 19 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Munitions Supply Laboratories. Abstract reports indexed in records of Chemical Defence Board [Part 19 of 23] 1945 - 1945
AWM54 244/2/4 [Demolitions - Schemes:] Demolition Plans: Brisbane Fortress Area, Belt "D" 1939 - 1945
A2031 151/1945 151/1945 : Destruction of Japanese crops in South West Pacific area 1945 - 1945
A1838 TS663/4/11 PART 2 JIC - Australian intelligence targets and priorities 1962 - 1965
A5954 1458/1 Possible Developments in Laos up to 1960 1956 - 1956
A1945 249/1/6 SEATO - Study group on engineering workshops [1cm] 1956 - 1957
AWM54 179/5/7 PART 2 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Reports from Australian Field Experimental Station, Proserpine, Queensland (Mar 1945) [Part 2 of 10] 1945 - 1945
A2031 457/1946 457/1946 : Joint Intelligence Bureau - Visit to Australia by Major-General STRONG : Agendum Number - 68/1946 and Supplementary 7 : Date of meeting - Tuesday 19 November 1946 1946 - 1946
K279 1960/487 PART 2 WRE [Weapons Research Establishment] record of technical enquiries and information [Department of Works/Construction] 1962 - 1963
A1838 TS175/11/20/8 PART 2 Middle East Intelligence and military situation reports 1957 - 1958
A6122 837 Communist Party of Australia - (South Australia) Glenunga Branch 1949 - 1957
A1838 3103/10/20/1 PART 17 Japan - Relations with Australia - Basic Treaty of friendship and cooperation 1976 - 1976
A1838 3004/12/16 PART 1 South East Asia - Joint Intelligence Committee - [portion exempt] - review of Current Intelligence 1956 - 1957
A1838 3103/10/20/1 PART 16 Japan - Relations with Australia - Basic Treaty of friendship and cooperation 1976 - 1976
A1838 100/4/5 Named country [imposed title, original title wholly exempt] 1954 - 1988
A6122 998 Communist Party of Australia - Dynamo 1949 - 1956
AWM54 244/2/12 [Demolitions - Schemes:] Demolition - Indooroopilly Toll Bridge, Brisbane Fortress Area, Belt "G", 2 Feb 1943 1943 - 1943
A7359 BOX 13/63 Organisation of British Security Service 1949 - 1963
A1838 TS694/2/4 PART 6 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material with the United States of America] - Received from Washington 1971 - 1972
A12389 A8 PART 3 ASIO Organization, Functions and Responsibilities - Lecture Notes -document 5A 1974 - 1974