33(1)(b)

contains information or matter: (i) that was communicated in confidence by, or on behalf of, a foreign government, an authority of a foreign government or an international organisation (the foreign entity) to the Government of the Commonwealth, to an authority of the Commonwealth or to a person who received the communication on behalf of the Commonwealth or an authority of the Commonwealth (the Commonwealth entity); and (ii) which the foreign entity advises the Commonwealth entity is still confidential; and (iii) the confidentiality of which it would be reasonable to maintain
Section 33(1)(b) of the Archives Act 1983

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A1838 3027/2/1/4 PART 1 Malaysia - Political - General - Political Reports - Language - Education Issues 1968 - 1974
A452 1973/2855 French Nuclear tests in the Pacific area [0.5cm] 1972 - 1973
A1838 TS175/11/20/8 PART 1 Middle East Intelligence and military situation reports 1956 - 1957
A1838 694/2/3 PART 6 Exchange of intelligence material with the United States of America policy 1967 - 1977
AWM54 179/5/1 PART 4 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Reports from the Chemical Defence Board, Research and Experimental Section, Innisfail, Queensland [Part 4 of 10] 1944 - 1944
AWM54 179/5/12 PART 3 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Munitions Supply Laboratories, Maribyrnong: Chemical Defence reports [Part 3 of 4] 1944 - 1944
A1533 1953/350 Police cooperation - Great Britain [2 pages] 1953 - 1953
AWM54 179/5/8 PART 5 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Munitions Supply Laboratories. Abstract reports indexed in records of Chemical Defence Board [Part 5 of 23] 1944 - 1944
A1209 1959/1040 SEATO 5th intelligence committee meeting Bangkok Nov 1959 Australian representation 1959 - 1959
A1209 1958/5994 PART 4 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material] - Weekly intelligence summaries 1958 - 1958
A1838 3027/2/9/2 PART 2 Malaysia - Internal security 1962 - 1966
A1209 1959/1172 SEATO - Report of the intelligence committee meeting Nov 1959 1959 - 1959
A1838 563/10/13 PART 2 Communism - SEATO - summaries 1958 - 1958
A1838 3027/2/1 PART 13 Malaysia - Political - General 1963 - 1963
A12909 3992 Submission No 3992 : [title exempt] - Related to Decision No 11703(IS) 22 May 1980 - 22 May 1980
A1209 1957/5848 SEATO. Manila Staff Planners' Conference 1955. Report on military anti-subversion 1955 - 1955
A1838 TS694/2/4 PART 5 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material with the United States of America] - Received from Washington 1970 - 1971
A12389 A101 ASIO document: Review of and Recommendations for Restructuring the Surveillance Capacity of ASIO 1976 - 1976
A1209 1957/5065 Naval study of the SEATO area - including the control and protection of shipping [97 pp] 1957 - 1958
A9954 SE/10/D2 Agenda item 2b. The Communist insurgent threat to the Treaty area. Collated paper presented by the United Kingdom 1959 - 1959