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

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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
A6122 852 Communist Party of Australia - South Australia - Hillcrest Branch 1949 - 1957
A2031 30/1959 South East Asian Trade Organization - Tenth Military Advisers Meeting - South East Asian Trade Organization Military Planning Office plan 5/59 1959 - 1959
A6122 1121/REFERENCE COPY Communist Party of Australia - Italian Club Victoria 1939 - 1955
A1838 1495/9/1 PART 2 Antarctica - Japanese interests [3cm] 1962 - 1969
A9954 SE/10/D3 Agenda item 3b. The inter-relations between Communist parties in the Treaty area and their role in furtherance of International Communist objectives. Collated paper presented by the United States 1959 - 1959
A1838 277/2 PART 13 Australian Pacific interest - General policy including South Pacific Study Group 1971 - 1973
A1838 3034/11/52 PART 2 Indonesia - Relations with USSR 1956 - 1966
A6122 705 C P of A [Communist Party of Australia] Queensland South Brisbane Branch 1949 - 1949
A1838 TS163/11/52 PART 1 Egypt - Relations with the USSR [1 page] 1955 - 1955
A6122 704 C P of A Qld [Communist Party of Australia Queensland] Shipyards Branch 1949 - 1949
A1838 3034/11/176 PART 1 Indonesia - Relations with other countries - South Pacific 1978 - 1983
AWM54 179/5/20 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] 1) Revision of basic sampling and venting periods for Chemical Weapons; 2) A review of information derived from trials in the tropics up to May 1944; 3) Reports on trials held in Townsville, Canungra, Holdsworthy, to determine the effect of wearing respirators A/CAS light 1943 - 1944
A6122 155 Jewish Unity Association 1948 - 1951
A1838 TS694/2/3/4 PART 2 [Modified title: Exchange of information] 1968 - 1969
A3411 50 SEATO Council 1957 Canberra. Daily verbatim record. 1957 - 1957
AWM54 179/5/14 PART 21 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Dugway Proving Grounds. Mobile Chemical Warfare Section Unit, 1945-1946 1945 - 1946
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