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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AWM54 179/1/20 PART 3 [Chemical Warfare - General:] Allied Land Forces, South West Pacific Area: Technical Notes and Staff Notes - Chemical Warfare, Nov 1942 [Part 3 of 19] 1942 - 1942
A816 11/301/1063 ANZUS staff planners meeting, Pearl Harbour, March 1956 1956 - 1956
A1209 1957/5694 SEATO Council Meeting, Canberra 1957. Daily verbatim record 1957 - 1957
A1838 3103/11/90 PART 19 Japan - Relations with South Korea 1975 - 1976
A1838 152/2/1 PART 12 Cyprus - Political developments - General 1963 - 1966
A1533 1955/4383 Peter James Rata MORRIS 1953 - 1957
A2031 91/1959 South East Asian Trade Organization Military Planning Office Plan 5B/59 - Plan for the introduction and maintenance of a South East Asian Trade Organization force to assist the Royal Laotian Government to counter Communist insurgency in Laos 1959 - 1959
A816 44/301/219 SEATO [South East Asia Treaty Organisation] Combined Training Exercise "AIR LINK" Bangkok 28 May - 1 June 1957 1957 - 1957
A2031 45/1956 Australia, New Zealand and United States Staff Planners Meeting, Pearl Harbour, March 1956 [Remainder of title exempt] 1956 - 1956
A9377 7 [Minutes of Cypher Security Committee, 29 Dec 1943 - 20 Nov 1945] 1943 - 1945
A3092 201/7/1 PART 2B US defence policy 19 Aug 1958 - 30 Mar 1960
A3269 R14/C [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] [The Sabotage Handbook] Shipping Handbook, volume 4 1942 - 1942
A1838 563/10/3 PART 4 Communism - SEATO - Information Committee 1956 - 1956
A6980 S250335 Security screening - Malta 1960 - 1989
A1209 1957/5847 SEATO. Manila Conference Report 1955 on unconventional warfare 1955 - 1955
A1945 249/3/9 SEATO - Records of meetings of council representatives [2cms] 1961 - 1961
A1838 563/10/8 Communism - SEATO Council representations 1956 - 1957
AWM54 179/5/7 PART 8 [Chemical Warfare - Trials:] Reports from Australian Field Experimental Station, Proserpine, Queensland (Sep 1945) [Part 8 of 10] 1945 - 1945
A1209 1959/916 SEATO - Logistics Committee meeting Bangkok - August 1959. Report 1959 - 1959
A5954 1414/6 Minister of Defence - Republic of Indonesia. 1955 - 1955