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

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A1838 3034/12/1 PART 10 Indonesia - Armed Forces & Defence Interests [401pp] 1967 - 1969
A1838 100/4/3 Named country [imposed title, original title wholly exempt] 1954 - 1988
A1838 563/10/10 Communism - SEATO committee on information - cultural - educational & labour activities 1956 - 1958
A6119 3142 RUTHERFORD, John - Misc Papers 1957 - 1971
A12933 328 Cabinet Paper No 328 : [portion of title exempt] - Minister responsible : Mr Peacock (Foreign Affairs) - presented at Cabinet Meeting 3 May 1978 - Decision No 5230(Ad Hoc) - File No LC235 02 May 1978 - 03 May 1978
A6122 1074 Communist Party of Australia - New South Wales, Evans Head Branch 1949 - 1956
A14039 7642 Cabinet Memorandum 7642 - Title exempt - Decision 14727/SEC 26 Nov 1990 - 05 Dec 1990
MT1078/1 V1959/35173 Paas, Yvonne Marie 1961 - 1962
A2031 57/1959 South East Asian Trade Organization - Planning to counter communist insurgency 1959 - 1959
K279 1960/487 PART 1 WRE [Weapons Research Establishment] record of technical enquiries and information [Department of Works/Construction] 1960 - 1962
A6122 558 CPA - [Communist Party of Australia] - Trade Union Committee - Tasmania 1949 - 1949
A816 14/301/418 Plans for the defence of sea communications in the ANZAM Region 1950 - 1954
A7452 A159 Requests for security clearances and indoctrination [modified title, original item title partially exempt - declaration by officer relinquishing appointment with PM's Department] 1956 - 1974
A1209 1958/5994 PART 1 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material] - Weekly intelligence summaries 1958 - 1958
A816 14/301/475 Forward Planning No. 1 1951 - 1955
A7936 B/5/9 Estimates 1956-1957 [portion of title exempt] 1956 - 1956
A4311 631/SE/13/D46 [South East Asia Treaty Organisation - Security Experts - composition of delegations to the thirteenth meeting of the committee of security experts][1p] 1960 - 1960
A9737 1992/50994 PART 1 Vietnam - The War - Long Tan Cross 21 Feb 1975 - 07 May 1985
A6717 A65 Dr Rysard Stanislaw Zielinski 1961 - 1961
A9108 ROLL 15/15 Political situation in Burma 1952 - 1953