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

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A6122 1355 CPA Interest in Journalists ( CPA Activity Amoung Journalists) Volume 1 Part 2 1961 - 1970
A1838 3034/2/2/2 PART 7 Indonesia. Communism in Indonesia 1960 - 1962
A1209 1961/181 SEATO - Report of 6th Intelligence Committee meeting, Bangkok, December 1960 1960 - 1961
AWM54 179/5/10 PART 6 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Headquarters, San Jose, Project Division. Reports by technical staff, San Jose Project 1945-1946, Bi Weekly progress reports 1945, San Jose Project reports, Field Tests, 1944 [Part 6 of 13] 1944 - 1946
A6122 1026 Communist Party of Australia. New South Wales Schools [Volume 1] 1949 - 1958
A6119 454 HOLBURN, Marjorie (nee PIZER) 1945 - 1962
A6119 296 Edward George ROBERTSON Volume 3 1949 - 1959
A5799 177/1950 Cypher Production Organisation 1950 - 1950
A1838 TS3004/12/16/1 Joint Intelligence Committee Far East (JIC FE) - Quarterly reviews. 1958 - 1958
A6119 2399 Alan Patrick ROBERTS - ASIO file - miscellaneous papers 1966 - 1966
A9954 SE/13/D42 ADDENDUM 1 Communist insurgent threat to Pakistan - paper contributed by Pakistan 31 Oct 1960 - 31 Oct 1960
A1209 1957/4990 ATTACHMENT Spare copies only [meeting of Commonwealth Prime Ministers, June - July 1957]. 1957 - 1957
A9559 1 Typex Machine MK 22. General and technical information. (BID/01/7 Volume 1. Copy no 378) 1954 - 1954
AWM54 179/5/5 PART 1 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] CDRE India: Notes and reports (Jul 1942) [Part 1 of 36] 1942 - 1942
A1209 1968/9906 Western Samoa - Intelligence briefing - Memorandum - Joint Intelligence Bureau - New Zealand 1974 - 1982
A1838 3034/7/1/1 PART 1 Indonesia - External relations - Talks on Indonesia [341 pp] 1963 - 1963
A6119 322 Audrey Elsie BLAKE volume 3 1957 - 1964
A6119 421 Geoffrey SAWER 1943 - 1958
A6119 1072 NOVIKOFF, Nicholas Victor [This item contains 1 page numbered 98 which contains exemptions. Pages 1-97 are on A6119, item 631] 1962 - 1962
A3269 R16 [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Shipping [Sabotage] Handbook [Volume 4 - this appears to be a draft of R14/C] 1942 - 1943