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This secret memorandum for Cabinet proposes an accelerated compulsory national service scheme to build up the strength of the Australian Regular Army.
This is an attestation form from 20 June 1942, regarding pearl worker Samsudin Bin Katib.
This is a newspaper article about the White Australia Policy, as published by The Malaya Tribune, 03 May 1947.
This is an assessment form used in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with sample content entered.
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 newspaper article published 7 October 1955 in The Argus, regarding White Australia policy discrimination.
Copy of memorandum of recommendation to refuse entry.
Newspaper article regarding the deportation of pearl-diver Samsudin bin Katib.
A letter to LR Coutts, Second Secretary (Consular), Australian High Commission, Kuala Lumpur.