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Wife of Indonesian Minister for Mines talking with wife of Australian Foreign Minister, Mrs Bury.
This secret memorandum for Cabinet proposes an accelerated compulsory national service scheme to build up the strength of the Australian Regular Army.
This is a newspaper article about the White Australia Policy, as published by The Malaya Tribune, 03 May 1947.
This is a memorandum for the Secretary, Department of External Affairs, Canberra, regarding wrongly granted landing permits.
Letter to Arthur Calwell from the Department of Immigration, requesting information on the service of ex-soldier and immigrant Samsudin Bin Katib.
This is a newspaper article published 15 April 1955 in The Age, about the strains to relations with Asia caused by White Australia policy.
This is a letter that was written in 1948 to Arthur Calwell, Minister for Immigration, regarding the treatment of migrant pearl divers.
This is a letter to written in 1948 to Arthur Calwell, Minister for Immigration, from Kim E Beazley.
A telegram to Customs in Melbourne, regarding an application for naturalisation.