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

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AWM54 179/5/7 PART 1 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Reports from Australian Field Experimental Station, Proserpine, Queensland (Feb 1945) [Part 1 of 10] 1945 - 1945
A1209 1957/4095 Joint Intelligence Bureau - liaison with United States [Government agency]. [Modified title. Original item title partially exempt.] 1953 - 1954
AWM54 244/2/24 [Demolitions - Schemes:] Demolition Plan: Victoria, Western Area [Oversize item] 1939 - 1945
AWM54 179/3/3 PART 14 [Chemical Warfare - Types of Agents:] Canada, Sub-Committee on Physiological Aspects of Chemical Warfare - Report on the Toxicity of Mustard Gas by Intravenous Injections (abbr) 1944 - 1944
A1838 563/10/10/10 PART 2 SEATO - trends and highlights in Communist propaganda 1957 - 1957
AWM54 179/1/5 [Chemical Warfare - General:] Chemical Warfare Liaison Notes, No 7 - Chemical Warfare Intelligence Requirements 1941 - 1941
A1838 919/13/4 PART 55 France - Disarmament - Nuclear Weapons Testing 1973 - 1973
A6122 959 Communist Party of Australia. New South Wales, Morts Dock Branch 1949 - 1958
A6122 1029 Communist Party of Australia - Papua New Guinea, illegal apparatus 1949 - 1956
A6119 1131 Rex Alfred MORTIMER. Volume 1 1948 - 1956
D1423 FOLDER 60 SA2194 South Australian architectural drawing SA2194 - Cells, exercise yard and garage - Village Area- details of yard entrance gate and cell doors and benches 1949 - 1949
A6122 560 CPA [Communist Party of Australia] Youth Sub-Committee - Western Australia 1949 - 1949
A1209 1958/5994 PART 2 [Modified title: Exchange of intelligence material] - Weekly intelligence summaries [3cm] 1958 - 1958
A12909 2773 [Reference copy] Submission No 2773 : [title exempt] - Decision 7263(IS) 21 Nov 1978 - 21 Nov 1978
A13075 3711 Cabinet Minute - Decision No 3711 - [title exempt] - Without Submission 23 Aug 1977 - 23 Aug 1977
A6122 703 C P of A [Communist Party of Australia] Queensland Toombul Branch 1949 - 1949
A10872 100/3/7 Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) - Name of individual [imposed title, original title wholly exempt] 1957 - 1961
A6126 612 WOLF, Ruth [3 pages - all of these contain exemptions] 1949 - 1963
A14039 7155 Cabinet Submission 7155 - Title exempt - Decision 13900/SEC 29 Jun 1990 - 10 Jul 1990
AWM54 179/5/14 PART 1 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Dugway Proving Grounds. Mobile Chemical Warfare Section Unit, 1945-1946 1945 - 1946