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A newspaper article about the appointment of feminist Jessie Street as a delegate to the San Francisco Peace Conference in 1945, by Prime Minister John Curtin.
This document records a federal Cabinet decision made on 30 May 1983 that acknowledged the need to consider projects to provide employment for Tasmanians.
This is a cabinet minute from 1983, outlining the Commonwealth's strategy to stop the Franklin Dam in Tasmania.
This is a colour photograph of Edward Gough Whitlam, Australia's twenty-first prime minister.
A transcript of an article in The Canberra Times about the Labour Party's adoption of restricted migration (the White Australia policy), published in 1943.
Contents of a letter to Prime Minister James Scullin.
News paper article outlining West Australian request to prohibit Italian migration.
These two cablegrams form part of correspondence from the Governor-General's office reporting the fall of the Deakin government.
A newspaper article from the Sunday Sun on 29 May 1949, covering hostility between Immigration Minister Arthur Calwell and Deputy Prime Minister H. V. Evatt.