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

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A816 25/301/608 Exchange of Defence Information between Canada and Australia 1954 - 1957
A1838 3080/4/5 PART 2 Papua New Guinea - Defence & Security - Defence Arrangements with Australia 1973 - 1975
A5799 5/1968 Release of intelligence [portion of title withheld] - [Attached is JIC Report no. 1/1968] 15 Feb 1968 - 15 Feb 1968
A1838 694/2/4 PART 4 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material with the United States of America] - Received from Washington 1968 - 1969
A1838 919/8/9 PART 24 United Nations - Disarmament - Prohibition of use of nuclear weapons resolution 1653 - Control of missile system SALT [Strategic Arms Limitation Talks] 1978 - 1979
A12389 BB7 The [portion of title exempt] Case - January 1975 1966 - 1975
A2031 14/1955 Exchange of Joint Intelligence Committee papers [modified title, original item title partially exempt] 1955 - 1955
A1209 1962/3602 Disarmament - NATO Council discussions 1962 - 1964
A6122 1123 Communist Party of Australia - Lists of Vehicles 1949 - 1956
A1838 917/2 United Nations Anglo-Argentine dispute Falkland Islands 1964 - 1970
A1945 248/1/5 Indications of communist preparations for early war in South East Asia - UK committee report 1959 - 1959
A1838 563/2/16 PART 10 Radio Australia - Technical [portion of title exempt] 1961 - 1962
A816 25/301/496 Exchange of Intelligence Information with United States 1949 - 1952
AWM54 179/1/15 [Chemical Warfare - General:] Headquarters Army Service Forces, Office of the Chief of Chemical Warfare, Washington 25 DC - Chemical Warfare Intelligence Bulletins, Nos 39-56, Aug 1944 - Jun 1945 1944 - 1945
AWM269 B/4/2 [Records of Jeffrey Grey and Peter Dennis] Emergency and Confrontation - Source material: DFAT [Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade] A1838 File Series: 696/6/6 Part 1 - National Operations Committee Papers 1986 - 1996
A13075 13902/FAD Decision No 13902/FAD - [Title exempt] - Without Submission 19 Feb 1981 - 19 Feb 1981
A1209 1961/740 SEATO - Council of Ministers - Verbatim report of 7th Meeting 1961 - 1961
A6119 530 Ronald William NEAVE Vol 1 1948 - 1959
A7936 B/1/1 PART 1 Establishment - Original report 1951 - 1951
A1209 1961/1375 SEATO - Intelligence Committee report of the meeting 1961 - 1962