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

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A2031 192/1945 192/1945 : Destruction of Japanese crops 1945 - 1945
A1209 1961/83 Procedure for handling Soviet and satellite defectors 1950 - 1973
A6119 1494 BURNS, Geordie aka Gilbert aka George [This item contains 2 pages numbered 62 and 63, both of which contain exemptions. Pages 1-61 are on A6119, item 218] 1963 - 1963
A1533 1967/2614 FBI inquiry re MATIONG Florencio Lopez aka Chi Chi MARTINEZ, BOND Victor Gerald, MONTOYA Alfred Arthur, MONTOYA Harold Otto 1967 - 1967
AWM54 244/2/25 [Demolitions - Schemes:] NSW State War Effort, Co-ordination Committee: Demolitions and denial of resources to the enemy 1939 - 1945
A1838 100/6 Relations with foreign services [imposed title, original title wholly exempt] 1952 - 1989
A1838 694/2/4/1 PART 2 [portion of title exempt] Intelligence Estimates [0.5cm] 1971 - 1984
A14039 5353 Cabinet Memorandum 5353 - SCIS Report to MInisters on the activities of the Intelligence and Security Agencies in 1986-87 - Decision 10780/SEC 26 Oct 1987 - 15 Mar 1988
A6122 698 C P of A [Communist Party of Australia] Queensland General Branch formerly known as Brisbane Hospital Branch 1949 - 1949
A7452 A127 PART 2 Royal Commission into Intelligence and Security [RCIS] - third report 1976 - 1977
A6119 450 George Ernest Archer RUSSELL 1949 - 1960
A12389 AA2 Activities of the Russian Intelligence Service in Australia 1976 - 1976
A6122 1032 Communist Party of Australia - New South Wales, social activities 1949 - 1956
A6122 1103 Communist Party of Australia - use of airfields 1949 - 1956
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
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
A2031 135/1955 Quinpart Intelligence meetings 1955 - 1955
AWM54 179/1/20 PART 1 [Chemical Warfare - General:] Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific Area: Technical Notes and Staff Notes - Chemical Warfare, Feb 1942 [Part 1 of 19] 1942 - 1942
A1533 1956/1886 KAPUR, Sant Singh [0.5cm] 1956 - 1961
A6122 885 Communist Party of Australia - Canberra Propaganda 1949 - 1956