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

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Series Control Symbol Title Contents dates
A6119 797 Frances Ada GLUCK (aka Garrett, aka Bernie) nee Scott, Volume 4 [255 pages - 154 of these contain exemptions] 1950 - 1959
A6119 457 Colin SIMPSON - Volume 1 1954 - 1971
AWM174 25 Five Years' Defence Programme - Five Years' Programme of the Joint Intelligence Organisation - Department of Defence Sep 1947 - Feb 1950
A1838 694/2/3 PART 6 Exchange of intelligence material with the United States of America policy 1967 - 1977
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
A6122 555 CPA [Communist Party of Australia] - Arts Committee, Victoria 1949 - 1949
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
A6122 798 CPA [Communist Party of Australia] - NSW - Repairs Branch 1949 - 1956
A14039 1985 Cabinet Submission 1985 - Title exempt - Decision 4654/SEC 04 Jan 1985 - 29 Jan 1985
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
A1533 1953/350 Police cooperation - Great Britain [2 pages] 1953 - 1953
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
A1209 1959/1040 SEATO 5th intelligence committee meeting Bangkok Nov 1959 Australian representation 1959 - 1959
AWM54 244/2/29 PART 1 [Demolitions - Schemes:] Plans of bridges in the event of bridge demolitions, north and south coast of NSW and northern towns of NSW [Part 1 of 2] 1939 - 1945
A12909 3992 Submission No 3992 : [title exempt] - Related to Decision No 11703(IS) 22 May 1980 - 22 May 1980
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