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

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AWM98 R220/1/16 [Headquarters, Australian Force Vietnam (HQ AFV):] Conferences - General - Defence seminars May 1967 - Jun 1967
A6122 552 CPA [Communist Party of Australia] - Control Commission - Western Australia 1949 - 1949
A816 25/301/588 Bilateral information exchange with USA 1955 - 1960
A5954 2356/10 Proposals [Portion of title exempt] in Joint Intelligence Bureau (Melbourne) 1953 - 1953
A6122 738 CP of A [Communist Party of Australia] - Branches Queensland - North Industrial Branch 1949 - 1949
A6126 197 John Kurt KAISER 1939 - 1955
A2031 135/1955 Quinpart Intelligence meetings 1955 - 1955
A1838 3034/11/176 PART 1 Indonesia - Relations with other countries - South Pacific 1978 - 1983
A6122 704 C P of A Qld [Communist Party of Australia Queensland] Shipyards Branch 1949 - 1949
AWM54 179/5/8 PART 8 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Munitions Supply Laboratories. Abstract reports indexed in records of Chemical Defence Board [Part 8 of 23] 1944 - 1944
AWM54 244/3/3 [Demolitions - Preparation:] Report on demolition plan for road bridge over Minnamurra River, and the Nowra Area. Reconnaissance carried out by Capt Carmicheal 1942 - 1942
A6122 705 C P of A [Communist Party of Australia] Queensland South Brisbane Branch 1949 - 1949
A6122 1103 Communist Party of Australia - use of airfields 1949 - 1956
A1838 3034/11/52 PART 2 Indonesia - Relations with USSR 1956 - 1966
A12389 AA2 Activities of the Russian Intelligence Service in Australia 1976 - 1976
A1838 1495/9/1 PART 2 Antarctica - Japanese interests [3cm] 1962 - 1969
A6122 1121/REFERENCE COPY Communist Party of Australia - Italian Club Victoria 1939 - 1955
A4531 201/1/3 PART O Saigon - Vietnam personalities 'O' [re Republic of Vietnam also known as South Vietnam] 05 Jul 1966 - 05 Jul 1966
AWM54 244/2/25 [Demolitions - Schemes:] NSW State War Effort, Co-ordination Committee: Demolitions and denial of resources to the enemy 1939 - 1945
A6122 852 Communist Party of Australia - South Australia - Hillcrest Branch 1949 - 1957