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DIGEST OF DECISIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS AND IMPORTANT SPEECHES BY THE PRIME MINISTER THE RIGHT HON. J. B. CHIFLEY - INDEX

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Chifley, Ben

Period of Service: 13/07/1945 to 19/12/1949

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Release Date: 13/06/1945

Release Type: Speech

Transcript ID: 7

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COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT.
DIGEST OF DECISIONS
AND ANNOUNCEMENTS AND
IMPORTANT SPEECHES
BY
THE PRIME MINISTER
( THE RKIHT HON. J. B. CHIFLEY).
INDEX.
PERIOD-13TH JUNE. 1945. TO 21ST AUGUST, 1948.
By Authori:
L F. loannum. Commownalh Governent PW~ r. Cmabie
( Printed in Ausla.)

This index covers the contents of Digests Nos. 104 to 137.
Previous issues covered the contents of Digests Nos. 1 to 62, Digests Nos. 63 to 82,
Digests Nos. 74 to 104, Digests Nos. 83 to 112, and Digests Nos. 94 to 124.
On pages 43 and 44 of this Index will be found a Summary Index of the more
important matters contained in Digests Nos. 1 to 103.

INDEX.
Aboriginals-Commonwealth control -Northern Territory, policy
Reserve
Advisory War Council-
Disbanded
Aircraft Production-
Production policy-Prime Minister's statement
S--Cabinet decision
S-Jet-propelled aircraft
-Employment
-August, 1946
S-Nene engine project
Administration
Airgraph service-
Discontinuance
Alcoholic liquor-
Cut in beer production and sale-Control revoked
Control of Spirits-Revocation
Aliens-Post-war control.. Deportation, bill introduced
S-Bill introduced
America, relations with-
Death of President Roosevelt-Memorial
Independence Day
Consuls-General-New York
San Francisco
Ambassador-United States and Australian appointments
Australian Minister-New Australian Minister
Visit of U. S. task force ,1948
S R. A. N. officers to Pearl Harbour
Antarctica-Australian territory
S expedition Cabinet decision
-Leader
-R. A. A. F
-Progress
-Administration
Polar research institute
Apples and Pears-
Acquisition Scheme-1946 plan
-1947 plan
Australian Apple and Pear Board -Bill introduced
Armistice Day
Army Inventions Board-
Cessation
Attorney-General's Department-
Secretary-Appointment
Auditor-General-
Appointment
5588.-2 ISSUE. 110 120
124 PAGE. 56 16 53
106 68
S 108 48
113 23
108 109 46
109 51
118 38
127 23
115 31
104 56
111 43
S 108 44 43 18
54 46 51 37 46 3
53 18
49 22
S 37 6
S 3
12
S 12
S 12
34 52
S 14 34 39 43
S 107 63
S 114 28
115 3 I

INDEX-COntinued.
Australia First Movement-
Review of internmnents-Mr. Justice Clyne's report
Australian Broadcasting Act-
Children's programmes-conference decision
sex talks
Amendments-Bill introduced
-Half licences
Television-Cabinet decision
S -Tenders
Australian Broadcasting Commission-
Appointments made
Revenue from licences
Darwin station
Inquiry-report
Australian food supplies-
World position-Conference in London
Vegetable seeds, 1945-46
Vegetable position-Reduced demand
Production targets-Abolition
-Potatoes
Pork-Civilian consumption
Australian Military Forces-
Civil affairs-Training course
Detention camps-Inquiry
Army Education Service-Text books for post-war training
Canteens-Profits, distribution Committee appointed..
Evacuation of private dwellings
Military Board-Re-introduction
S appointments
Commander-ii-Chief-Retirement
-Acting appointment
S cessation.
Discharged personnel wearing uniform
Command change-Cabinet decision appointments
-Appointment
-Retirements, gratuities
Leave arrangements-Christmnas
Imperial Defence College
Promotions-Prisoners
Engineer officers
Minister tours bases-report
Ex-Private J. Wilson-Report, Minister's statement
Overseas representation
Advocate-General
Offenders-Sentences reduced
-Board of inquiry report
-Civil gaols, transference
War service moratorium-Regulations, tenancy
-Extension
Future service
Awards for gallantry-Total awards
Illegal absentees-Discharge
-Review of sentences ISSUE. PAGE.
107 49
108 31
130 38
116 31
117 46
121 24
136 37
137 14
15 38
S 128 31
136 32
116 31
127 134 24
135 34
S114 1
134 24
104 38
108 38
109 51
110 29
114 29
118 41
104 43
105 106 107 21
109 109 21
107 22
108 17
109 22
110 S
133 4
108 18
109 22
111 109 22
115 19
109 22
110 9
113 11 24
109 22
110 7
110 8
110 8
110 9
111 24
112 113 114 19
120 18
126 114 128
114 19
114 115 19
118 27

INDoE1-coninued.
Australian Military Forces-contined.
Change in uniforms-Minister's statement
Royal Military College-Intake
Director-General of Military Services
Engineering apprentices-Rates and conditions
Salvage service-Cessation
Australian war effort and capacity-
Consumer rationing-Schedule of goods, 1945-46
clothing remissions
S revocation
-Meat scale to continue
revocation
Sugar, allowance for jam
-Chicory, revocation
-Tea, continuance
Fishing industry-Whaling conference
Control of furniture-Higher ceiling prices
-Further relaxation
-Revocation
photographic material-Relaxation
-Revocation
leather articles-Revocation
S garden tools
electric torches
S retail deliveries-Revocation
S alarm clocks
confectionery-Revocation
rubber goods-Revocation
liquid paraffin-Revocation
S elastic-Relaxation
S jute-Revocation
dry cleaning-Revocation
laundries-Revocation
earth-moving equipment-Revocation
tinplate, re-instituted
shirts, collars, pyjamas-Revocation
Controls-Relaxation
-Peace, review
-Further relaxations
S-Further relaxation
, t 1,
Simplification of clothing Modification, knitted goods, further relaxations
S knitted goods, further relaxations,
controller resigns
S further review
-hats, relaxation
Board of Business Administration-Appointments
S -Control of war expenditure
S -State business committees,
cessation
Prohibition of cosmetics-Relaxation
manufacture of non-essential commodities-" New
manufacture final relaxations
Production of glass-Control revoked
motor parts-Control revoked...
books-Sponsorship committee, disbanded
Controller of canvasware
Simplification of meals-Xmas dinner LSsuE. PAoR.
126 128 135 136 137 105 9
108 8
136 34
108 8
136 34
ll 19
111 19
113 108 8
110 14
104 7
107 6
108 7
107 6
108 7
107 6
107 6
107 6
108 7
109 108 7
108 8
109 109 110 112 49
110 110 110 115 116 29
136 33
105 14
106 24
106 107 108 7
112 49
104 14 7
S 27
S 14 44
19 9
26
S 6
lb
S J

IDzx-coninued.
Australian war effort and capacity-continued.
Review of war commitments-Man-power Commonwealth departments,
Committee's
report
Committee's further
report
Production Executive-Cessation
Civilian Requirements Board
Banking control--
Legislation-Banking Bill, Treasurer's speech in reply
amendments proclamation exemptions gold ,, ireign exchange
-Commonwealth Bank Bill, proclamation advisory council
industrial finance department
S -Ntolzto Act, Industrial Department
-Nationalization , Bank shares
, Private banks' staffs
, Draft bill
, No-confidence motion
, Bill introduced , Court hearing
Court hearing,
judgment
, Court hearing,
judgment, ap.
peal
Bankruptcy-P r o p o s e d le g is la t io n
Bill introduced
Barley Pool-
No. 6 Pool-Final advance
No. 7 Pool-First advance
No. 8 Pool--Second advance
-Third advance
-Fourth advance
-Final advance
No. 9 Pool-Second advance
Stabilization Plan-Growers' request
-Continuance
Bennett, Lieutenant-General H. G.-
Inquiry__ Report
S-Report
Blarney, General Sir Thomas--
Retirement
Brazil--Exchange of Ministers--Australian Minister appointment lapses
-Brazilian Minister
Britain-Queen Victoria H ospital
Mr. Attlee-Proposed visit to Australia postponed further postponed
Australian representation-Acting-High Commissioner ISSUE. PAGE.
137 117 117 110 114 130 130 131 136 135 117
131 108 110 1 0.
18 13
49 47 49 29 49 41 24 36 36 13 3
16 9
24 26 42 43 29 33
4
37 38
44 14
48
108 18 58 34 28 46 41 12
36 29 31

Britain-continued.
Australian representation-Resident Minister
-Deputy-High Commissioner
-Australian High Commissioner
Clothing rationing-Visitors
British representation-High Commissioner
House of Commons-Speaker's chair
Broadcast by Australian Prime Minister
Industries-Transfer to Australia
Australian gift of œ 25,000,000 -Bill introduced
Princess Elizabeth-Birthday commemorative stamp
-Engagement
-Wedding present
British Industries Fair
Visit of Australian Prime Minister, 1948
1, 11 1, -Broadcast
British Commonwealth of Nations-
Co-operation-Prime Minister's statement, April, 1946
-External Affairs' Minister's statement
-Proposed secretariat
London meeting of Prime Ministers, 1946 -Prime Minister's review
S -Prime Minister's
broadcast
-External Affairs
Minister's statement
-Prime Minister's report
to Parliament
Visit of King and Queen to Australia-Announcement Stamp issue
-Programme
-Appointments
London meeting of Prime Ministers, 1948
Financial policy-Dollar imports. Cabinet decisions
Licences reviewed
SEssential goods
S Prime Minister's statement broadcast
,, tatement
-Sterling balances
Sale of gold
-Prime Minister's speech
-Dollars, travel
5588.-3 IssUe. PAGE.
114 3
124 44
137 112 39
114 3
114 4
115 3
115 4
134 21
134 21
135 19
135 19
134 135 31
136 23
123 19
129 27
129 28
132 47
130 9
130 131 24
132 34
132 42
133 6
133 7
134 12
136 22
137 11
126 128 34
129 27
129 130 9
) 29 31
132 34

INDEX-continued.
British Commonwealth of Nations-continued.
Financial policy-Sterling, devaluation appreciation
Budget, 1945-46-
Prime Minister's speech
I in reply
Appropriation Bill-Excess revenue
Budget, 1946-47-
Prime Minister's preview financial statement March, 1947
April, 1947
speech
Appropriation Bill-Excess revenue
Summary of year's transactions
Budget, 1947-48---
Prime Minister's speech
Summary of year's transactions
Burma-Burmese delegation
Canada-Australian High Commissioner-Appointment
representation-Vancouver
Canberra-Construction plan-Cabinet decision
-Office accommodation
A. C. T. Police-Fixation of wages
Housing Further development
Sale of liquor
Canteens-Trust funds-Bill introduced
-Members trustees IsSUE. PAGE.
133 11
137 12
107 27
107 36
116 23
109 37
117 7
125 126 16
121 29
127
S. 127
128 34
130 22
136 21
133
122 43
123 34
110 59
126 126 129 33
135 136 38
125 24
126 41
136 6
Capital Issues-
Building control-Restrictions on mortgages, relaxation 104 63
Companies-Relaxation 106 52
-Bonus issues 120 12
Issue of shares at premium 128
Control of syndicates-Regulations amended 109 49
Continuance-Premiers' conference decision 118
-New regulations 122 51
-Prime Minister's statement 126
Casualties, War-
Australian total losses-S. W. P. A
R. A. A. F.
Empire losses
Australian Army, Rabaul, New Britain
Censorship-Cessation
Census-Cabinet decision
National register
Proclamation Housing information 105 18
109 48
107 13
129 109 48
115 19
106 29
107 51
110 58
122 123 24
128

[ NDEx-cmitinued.
Ceylon-Australian representation
Chile-Chilean Charg6 d'Affaires
Exchange of Ministers-Australian Minister appointed
-ChAil neanni ntM, pinnits. t Ie~ rfruPM ISSUE. 122
123 105 109 110 PAGE. 47
24 7
56 34 44 34 54 53
112
105 38
11 rr-r.
Trade discussions
China-Australian Minister-New appointment
Ambassador
Christmas cards
Civil Aviation-
Post-war plans-Internal routes, Government control, bill introduced
Government control, bill introduced,
Prime Minister's
speech
Government control, Airlines
Act
Government control, Airlines
Commission
Government control, Airlines
Commission, name chosen
Government control, Airlines
Commission, appointments..
Government control, Act,
amendment
Government control, Act, bill
introduced
Intra-State services Premiers
discuss..
of Licences
Provision of aerodromes
Airways charges
licences
-Trans-Pacific service agreement with Canada..
agreement with Canada,
bill introduced
-International authority, Australian personnel appointed..
South Pacific meetings
South Pacific Air
Transport Council.
South Pacific Air
Transport Council
second meeting
P. I. C. A. O. meeting
Assembly, first meeting
Joins United Nations
Australian representative
Regulations second meeting
Sydney airport
-Hobart airport
Departmental organization
-Reciprocal agreement with the United States of
America 41 63 32 3
26 51 39 itU) 3
41 27 28 .53 27 43 41 : 3
4
28 18 43 39 6
5: 3
4,7

INDEx-continued.
Civil Aviation-continued.
Post-war plans-Reciprocal agreement with the United States,
signed..
-Appointments Construction
Britain-Australia service-Operating authority Qantas, Agreement
Bill
Qntas, Agreement,
directors
Qantas, acquisition
Qantas, acquisition,
directors
Qantas, acquisition,
directors
Loss of aircraft-Inquiry report
Review of operations, 1945-46
1946-47
-Private services
Airports--Mascot extensions
-Secondary airport, Melbourne
Second Empire Conference-Decisions
-u
Aero clubs
Priority travel
Director-General appointed
Acquisition of aircraft
Superintendent of airworthiness
Aeronautical research council
Civil Defence--
Post-war organization --C1 ommittee appointed
Coal Mining Industry-
Board of Inquiry-New appointment
-Effect on production
-New instrument
-Report, Cabinet decision
Control-Coaloliff Colliery
-Commissioner appointed
-Coal Industry Bill
Act, Joint Control Board, Chairman
Tribunal
Joint Control Board, other States
Conference with miners-April, 1946
-M-1a y, 1946
Production-Supply Minister's review, September, 1945
-Proposed control
-Prime Minister's statement
-1945 figures
-Cabinet decisions
-Blair Athol field
Strikes-Prime Minister's statement, November, 1945
Supply Minister's statement
Conference with owners, May, 1946
New South Wales Government, June, 1946 ISSUE. PAGE.
122 38
114 14
136 6
117 3
113 31
114 14
122 39
123 127 27
128 26
129 114 14
115 19
115 120 4
129 19
111 42
105 43
120 4
111 41
113 31
108 51
134 36
110 36
111 41
114 14
120 3
120 3
134 36
108 133 21
104 34
104 34
111 46
113 19
116 12
111 46
117 24
122 46
123 31
124 36
125 23
113 19
115 13
107 52
108 34
109 44
Ill 46
115 13
121 109 44
117 23
115 12
115 14

INDEX--COntinued.
Coal Mining Industry-continued.
Health Survey-Dust, committee appointed
Boards of reference-Craft unions, hearing of claims
Prime Minister's visit to coalfields
Coinage-Silver coins-Bill introduced
Commerce and Agriculture, Department of-
Secretary appointed
Commonwealth Bank-
Governor-Re-appointed
Deputy Governor -Sr e-appointed
Policy-Advances
Commonwealth Grants Commission-
Grants, 1945-46
1946-47
Special grants, 1946-47
1947-48
Appointment-Chairman
Commonwealth Literary Fund-
Decisions
Commonwealth Offices-
Melbourne
Commonwealth Officers-
Promotions-Committee appointed, report
-Bill introduced
State officers-Transfer to Commonwealth, superannuation bill introduced
Five-day working week
Additional holidays
Public Service Arbitrator
Repatriation Department, War Service Homes Commission
Superannuation-Report
-Further bill introduced
Salary adjustments-Clerks
Salaries -Bill introduced
Strength, March, 1947
Defence, Army, Air, Navy, Supply Departments
Communist Party-
Mr. E. Thornton-Minister's statement
Prime Minister's statement
Company Law-
Uniform legislation-Premiers' Conference, discussion..
Constitution-Commonwealth Acts-Validity
Amendment-Proposed referendum
S Social Services, Bill introduced
S Marketing, Bill introduced
S Industrial, Bill introduced ISSUE. PAGE.
120 126 137 127 109 .26
112 127 115 127 133
134 107 122 127 132 136 109 132
104 125 131 136 133 18
104 36
131 24
118 36
109 a
111 52

INDEx-continuEd. IssUE. PAGE.
Constitution-continued.
Amendment-Proposed referendum, Prices 129 36
bill introduced 132 22
, date 134 22
Prime Minister's
broadcast 135 39
Prime Minister's
broadcast 136 7
result 136
Copyright-Music-Proposed legislation 129 33
Czechoslovakia-Credit 128 6
Decentralization-Post-war plans-Cabinet decision 105 58
Secondary industries-Premiers discuss 106
Defence-Post-war-Prime Minister's statement 109 38
-Strength and organization 109 39
pay and conditions 126 37
S 132 3
Minister's statement 127 13
Interim forces 113 16
I-A. A. F. 119 42
-Empire co-operation 109 120 11
Prime Minister's conference 114 6
Field-marshall Montgomery 123 27
-Advisory Scientific Committee 109 42
113
British expert 127 11
128 7
-Guided Projectiles Mission 113 121 21
122 3
-Pacific bases 11.1 4 6
Australian Minister's statement, November,
1946 121 19
-Science Conference 114 7
1947 131 27
-British Commonwealth Conference 116 13
-Rifle Clubs 116 13
-Atomic Energy, control 117
-New Weapons Committee 122 3
Long Range Weapons Board 128 7
-Prime Minister's statement, March, 1947 125 3
-Projects Protection bill 127 11
-United States co-operation 128 6
-Service expenditure 134 22
Council of Defence-Reconstruction 110 43
-Meeting 135 23
Britain-Supply Mission 110 44
Atom Bomb Tests 115 13
Denmark-Exchange of Ministers-Danish Minister 16 3ti
Divorce-Uniform law-Domicil, bill introduced 105 48
Education-Commonwealth Office-Minister's announcement 105 28
-Director 105 28
-Bill introduced 107 19

INDEX-confinued.
Education-continued.
United Nations Organization -Conference
-Legislation
-National bodies
-Bill introduced
-Australian delegation, 1947
Universities-Research grant
General activities-Commonwealth grant
Egypt-British forces-Withdrawal
Eire-Australian representation-High Commissioner appointed
Enemy Aliens-
Internees from Britain
Overseas internees-Inquiry, Mr. Justice Simpson's report
Enemy, Trading with-
Position, June, 1945
Thailand Dodecanese Islands
Neutral firms, revocation
Germany, Japan
S -Resumption
Japan-Resumption
External Affairs-
Australian policy-Pacific appointments
-Britain
-Minister's statement, March, 1946
September, 1946
June, 1947
-Pacific
Secretary of Department
Diplomatic cadets
Overseas representation
External communications-
Future policy-Telecommunications, London Conference
Agreement
, Bermuda conference, reduced
rates
Bill introduced
, Bill introduced, Commission
appointed
, Bill introduced, Commission
appointed
Bill introduced, Commission
appointed, appointment
International conference
Broadcast News
International Radio Board
Council ISSUE. PAGE. 56 23 23 23 98
32 8
24
24 23
114 28
114 27
116 9
104 51
108 109 26
117 38
123 22
125 27
131 33
129 38
108 42
110 6
111 21
112 11
119 38
127 112 106 61
124 42
129 37
137 22
134 27
105 26
108 27
115 116 17
118 44
124 28
137 21
123 3
129 33
131 27
133 17

14
INDEx-continued.
External Territories-
Civil administration-Provisional plan, bill introduced
S administrator administrator, re-appointed
-Commerce and agriculture
-Commerce and agriculture, production control
board
-Shipping
-Training of staff
-Re-establishment and reconstruction
-Kieta, Manus
-New Britain..
-New Ireland.
-Full restoration.
-Trading with natives
-New Britain, capital
-Leases
-Report
Papua-New Guinea-Union
-Copra
Federal Aid Roads and Works-
Prime Minister's statement
Grant, Cabinet decision
bill introduced
Petrol Tax-Grant for roads
Fighting Forces-
Preference in employment-Re-establishment, bill introduced,
amendments
-Magistrate's meaning, Minister's
statement
Re-establishment-Bill introduced, amendments
census
-Publicity plan
-Areas of service
-Loans
-Employment service
-British, Allied personnel
-Progress, Minister's statement
-Regulations amended
Demobilization-Dispersal centres
-Peace, Cabinet decision
Statement to Parliament
-Army Minister's statement
-Co-ordinator
-Rate proposed
-R. A. A. F.
-State controllers
-Progress
-rate, review second stage review
third stage
fourth stage ISSUE. 104 107 120 105 114 110 111 113 114 115 115 116 120 124 124 125 132 137 122 124 125 137 PAGE. 58 53 17 59 29
43 47 27 24 24 18 16 17
32 32 29 42 18
22
104 34
115 28

INDEx-continued. ISSUE. PAoS.
Fighting Forces-continued.
Demobilization-Completion 124 21
Occupational releases 111 11
-Re-employment 1ll 11
Africa Star'" and 1939-45 Star-New eligibility conditions,
further stars, issue of ribbons 106 23
-Further conditions 112 33
115 29
Educational services-Reconstruction Training Scheme; agri.
culture 108 6
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; technical
college facilities 104
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; universities 105 8
-Reconstruction Training Scheme allow.
ances for women 105 8
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; eligibility
of permanent forces 107 23
108
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; eligi-
-Recobnistlrutcyticotn n Traaii ning SSec heme; farr es 110280 12
-Reconstruction Training Scheme disabled
persons 108
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; figures Ill 12
119 41
112287 133 4
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; refresher
courses 113 13:
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; university
students 113 13
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; postgraduate
and undergraduate training.. 114
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; allowances,
increases 124 21
-Reconstruction Training Scheme; closing
date 137 21
-Personnel in Britain 106 21
eligibility 110 a
120 13X
-Psychiatric cases 116 38
118 7
Passage for wives of members married abroad 104
11l1l . 12
114 16
Pacific Theatre-Decoration
Wives of members proceeding abroad 106 22
Electoral rights-By-elections 05 9
Strength 106 22
General service badge 109 16
Clothing to discharged members ( male)-Alteration in system 109 16
Awards 110 4
-Non-operational services 117
decorations 132 17
Battlefields memorials 115 24
War medal 115 29
-esign 118 7
Canteens--Profits, distribution 121 27
Returned from active service badge 128 21
War Service Moratorium-Extension 128
135 34
-Continuance 137 22

INDEX-' ontinued.
Film Censorship-
Uniform legislation-Premiers' conference discussion
Fishing Industry-
Whaling-International conference
-Australian industry
France-National Day
Financial and trade relations
Gold Mining-
Post-war-Loans..
Gold-Holdings in Australia
Assistance
Government, the Second Curtin-
Prime Minister-Death
Acting Prime Minister
Government, Forde-Sworn-in
Government, Chifley-
Sworn-in
Policy-Prime Minister's statement
-Nationalization
Acting Minister for External Affairs, Acting Attorney-General
Acting Minister for Commerce and Agriculture
The late John Curtin-University honour
-Memorial
Acting Minister for Health
Attorney-General
Minister for Defence
Ministers Minister for Transport
S Air
Prime Minister
Death of Senator Keane
Minister for Customs
New Minister
Ministerial duties
Reply to Opposition Policy Speech
Prime Minister's election policy speech
Government. Second Chifley-
Sworn-in
Ministerial representation in Houses
Ministers of State-Bill
-Further bill
Acting Minister for Air Interior Transport Defence External Affairs and Attorney-General
Information
Ministers
Policy-Prime Minister's statement
-Nationalization
-Prime Minister's speech
No-confidence motion, September, 1947
April, 1948.
Department of Supply-Proposed legislation
Ministerial duties
Prime Minister's visit to New Zealand ISSUE. PAGo.
118 37
108 8
110 14
128 105 27
122 44
110 59
113 32
137 27
104 19
104 18
105 3
105 2
105 3
115 42
105 3
107 13
105 4
105 4
114 18
106 62
109 48
109 49
110 22
111 27
111 27
113 33
114 18
114 18
115 48
118 18
11. 32
119 3
120 21
120 22
122 13
132 17
126 128
127 34
127 128 17
129 41
128 17
133 11
137 3
128 13
132 17
136 26
130 16
135 14
134 135 14
135 14
133 11

INDEX-COMtined.
Governor-General-
Duke of Gloucester-Departure
Mr. W. J. McKell-Appointment announced..
S -Prime Minister's speech
S -Swearing-in
Graving Dock-
Operation-Cabinet decision
Health and Youth welfare-
Penicillin Manufacture S increased production
Nutrition-Scholarships
Shortage of nurses-Committee appointed
S -Releases
-Migrants
-Uniform conditions
Child centres
Medical co-ordination-Cessation
Shortage of doctors-Committee appointed
Sreport -SR eleases
National fitness-Grant continued
Acoustic research laboratory
Morphine-Production in Australia
World organization Cabinet decision
-Bill introduced
Medical School, Western Australia
Commonwealth laboratories
Quarantine Act-Amendments
S Bill introduced
-Further bill introduced
National Health Council-Grant Appointments
Child health
Director-General-Appointment
Radiology
Research grant
International Youth Conference
Goitrous areas
Industrial hygiene and medicine
Hides-Controller of footwear-Appointment
-Relaxation
-Continuance
-Premiers' decision
Hire Purchase and Cash Orders-
Regulations-Modification
Honours 123 37
11.8
111
Housing-Progress of programmes, June, 1945
July, 1945
S December, 1945
March, 1946
Acting Prime Minister's speech, June, 1945
Sharing of accommodation
Works and Housing Department-Functions
Materials procurement
Restrictions on building-Further relaxation ISSUE. 117 123
123 124 125 PAOB. 47 24 24 6
44 44 61 37 46
S 9 9
46 36 46 24
34 18
46 8
52 37 6 6 8
52 9
26 23 23 19 33 32 37 8
29 46 22 33
S. 47
S. 12
46 22
47 47

INDaBX-continued. ISSUE. PAGE.
Housing-continued.
Housing Commission-Commonwealth offer to States, Agreement
Bill, loan raisings 106 47
-Commonwealth offer to States, Agreement
Bill, introduced 107 53
Agreement-Costs and standards 118 36
122 28
129 24
Premiers' decision 129
-Officers' conference 121 18
Commonwealth War Housing Trust-Appointment 109 47
War Workers-Regulations, revocation 116 37
War Service Homes-Transfer to Housing Department 128 33
-Priority 131 28
Imports-Restrictions-Further relaxation 105 37
110 28
-Marihuana 124 31
Private trading-Customs Minister's statement 105 36
Britain-Woollen piece-goods 105 36
-Watches 115 42
-Restrictions, relaxation 123 28
-Textiles 125 29
: Statistics-Recording system 104 9
' Textiles 109
' Cigarette papers 116 24
Division of Import Procurement-Cessation 118 9
Income Tax-
Outstanding taxation 121 39
Assessment bill, 1945 107 14
112
1946 117 18
,,, 1947 125 28
126 29
instalment scales 128 4
Acting Prime Minister's speech, Sydney, June, 1945 104 16
Overtime payments 104 42
118 42
Capital levy 104 43
Uniform Taxation-Continuance, Prime Minister's statement 106 54
Premiers discuss 110
Legislation 110 52
Bill introduced 112
S-Re-imbursement to States 129 41
Re-imbursement to States,
bill introduced 131 3
Board of Review 128 4
Second 132 21
S 134 29
India-Industrial mission to India 111 28
Exchange of High Commissioners 129 36
Australian Scientific Mission to India 133 14
Industrial-' Employment of women-Minimum wage rates, investigation,
industries named 107 8
-Minimum wage rates, investigation,
industries named 113 12
-Minimum wage rates, investigation,
industries named 115 39
-Minimum wage rates, investigation,
industries named, alteration 108
-Minimum wage rates, regulations 106 68
-Minimum wage rates 109 34

INDoax-coantinued.
Industrial-continued.
Strikes-Comparative figures
-Figures, July-October, 1946
-Prime Minister's statement to Parliament , Nov., 1945
. July, 1946
1947
Feb., 1947
-New South Wales dispute
Arbitration system-Minister's Statements, May, 1945
-Proposed bill
S-Cabinet decision
-Bill introduced Conciliation Commissioners
-Act proclaimed
Dilution of labour-Fifth year apprentices
-Post-war
S Tradesmen's rights, bill introduced
Tradesmen's rights, further bill
Regulations-Relaxation
Displaced persons-Conference held
Prime Minister meets A. C. T. U.
Industrial relations-Conference postponed
S August, 1947 decisions
October, 1948
Committee
Annual leave-Court's decision
Shorter working week-Prime Minister's statement
-Prime Minister meets parties
-Court hearing decision
-Commonwealth public servants
Basic wage-Prime Minister's statement
-Fixation system, proposed committee
-Regulations relaxed
-Minister meets A. C. T. U.
-Minister's statement
-Court hearing
-Wage-pegging regulations, further relaxation
Department of Labour, Secretary-Appointment
Unemployment-Figures
Industries, decentralization-
Post-war plans-Cabinet decision ISSUE. 116 122 107 109 116 123 124 Ill 109 123 123 125
129 131 133 130 110
112 117 132 PAGE. 3
22 8
32 4 8
32
48 33 89
14 6
14 12
22 4
19
106 69
109 107 8
108 24
120 6
121 39
128 3
108 109 33
128 4
129 3
137 17
128 4
109 109 110 23
120 8
112 24
120 130 11
130 12
109 110 22
133 112 120 120 7
120 122 22
111 48
116
125 17
126 31
129 7
130 12
131 132 134 8
135 19
136 3
105 58

[ NDEX--c) ntinued.
Information, Department of-
Future activities-Minister's statement
S -Overseas expansion, Prime Minister's statement
Short-wave broadcasting-Organization
Director-General-Retirement
Insurance-Uniform legislation-Bill introduced, Government office
amendments proclaimed company wound-up
International Labour Organization-
Australian delegation, 1946
.1947 194
Maritime Session-Preparatory Conference
S, -Australian delegation
Industrial committees --A1u stralian delegation
States' participation
Japan, War with-
General Douglas MacArthur---Supremie Commander
-Prime Minister's tribute
-Pacific Star
-Visit to Australia
Allied offensive-British forces, Australian thanks
-Atomic bomb, Australian uranium
Tat[ l ell u UtI'Iitiui" Australian participation,
Parliament informed
Australian participation,
Parliament informed
Australian participation,
Britain's thanks
Occupation Force, publicity
Occupation Force. publicity
Occupation Force, maintenance
Occupation Force, Prime
Minister's message to
Australians
Occupation Force.
Minister's visit
Occupation Force,
Minister's visit
Occupation Force, wives
and families
Occupation Force, canteens
service
. Occupation Force, canteens
service, femnale personnel
currency administration Commander-in-Chief
committee's inquiry report
A Command, Cessation
Attack on Pearl Harbour-No prior knowledge
Declaration by Russia ISSUE. 107 110 109 133 104 104 115 124 117 125 126 136 107 113 105 109 113 120 127 106 107 114 114 115 105 106 10i 107 110 110 110 114 114 120 123 121 121 121 126 133 133 135
136 107 111 105 PAOE. 61 6
56
S. 49 36
S34 S 33
S S S 23
S 23
S 17
S 18
S 21 21 51 6
S 12 14
S 26
S 26 22 23
S S S 41
S 16
S 17 11
S 7 9
29 6

INDEx-coflttlued.
Japan-Trade-Prime Minister's statement, February, 1946
-Whaling...
-Wool
9, -Private trading.
-Overall sterling payments arrangement
Scientific Mission..
Parliamentary delegation
Judiciary-High Court--Increase in Justices, bill introduced
11 -Appointment
Arbitration Court-Bill introduced..
-Pensions rights, bill introduced
-Appointment of Chief Judge
Jute-Post-war plans-Cabinet decision
-Government buying continued
Lease-Lend-
T erm in ation -Machine tool,
-Prime Minister's review
Settlement
Purchase of surplus United States property in Australia
Literary Censorship Board-
Members re-appointed
Loan Bill-
Further appropriation of œ 150,000,000, July, 1945
Loan, Conversion-
Australian operation-July, 1945 success
-August, 1946 1, success
-August, 1947
1, 1 success
London operation, June, 1946
. January, 194s7~ u,, 6uccess
1948
9 success
May, 1948, success
United States operation, July, 1946 success
February, 1947
May, 1947
June, 1947
1946-47
Loan Council-
Programme for 194.5-46
1946-47
1947-48
Loan, Security-
Over-subscription announced ISSUE. PAGE.
111 29
119 43
123 36
124 22
125 29
128 128 24
132 3
134 28
136 16
114 136 17
113 113 11
113 11
116 34
128 3
129 39
109 24
114 26
126 27
134 22
106 57
107 P
107 66
115
119 36
116 13
137 14
105
105 32
105 32
117 3
118 39
129 38
130 21
115 115 123 26
133 134 21
136 16
117 3.
119 36
122 21
123 27
124 29
127 33
128 18
128 18
106 53
118 36
129 37
114 19

Loan, Second Security-
Total subscription
Loan, Third Security-
Terms announced
Prime Minister's opening broadcasl
Over-subscription announced
Loan, Fourth Security-
Terms announced
Prime Minister's opening broadcasl
Loan, Fifth Security-
Terms announced
Loans, Commonwealth-
Interest rate-Reduction
Flotation costs INinx-continued. IsSuE. PAGE.
121
122 123 125 126 23 38 31 a
130 37
131 31
133 .2a
121 38
126 16
137 19
Manpower-Control-Relaxation undertakings de-protected
-Further relaxation
-Final revocation
National Register-Identity cards, revocation
-Repeal
Women workers-Minister's request
Materials for War-
Exports prohibited-Relaxation
-Further relaxation
-Tallow
Relaxation of controls-Further lists
Commodities controlled-Horseshoes, revocation
Rubber conservation-Re vocation
Meat Agreement-
Australian Meat Board-Reconstitution
-Chairman
Exports to Britain-Service reserves
Pig-meat plan-Modification
-Exports to Britain
Long-terin contracts with Britain-Agreement text
-Bill introduced
-New prices
-Extension
Quotas-Revocation
Mercantile Marine-
Maritime Industry Commission-War risk bonus further operation
Working conditions-Waterside workers, amenities
Casualties Cadets appointed
Passages to Australia of families
Benefit provisions-Bill introduced
Safety at sea
Migration-Government policy-Immigration Act, " White Australia
-Deputy Prime Minister's statement
-Treasurer's statement 106 27
107 68
108 29
111 32
113 34
108 122 46
129 39
107 108 28
109 12
111 32
It0 31
104 44
108 28
122 109 8
118 37
104 51
108 29
110 34
109 8
116 32
119 41
121 26
133 12
117 44
104 51
110 110 105 105 31
107 63
126 13
129 32
104 37
136 23
104 53
104 54

23
INDEX-coninued. ISSUE. PAGE.
Migration-continued.
Government policy-Minister's statement, August, 1945 105 62
1946 118 28
, November, 1047 132 48
-Evacuated children 107
-Jews 112 42
-British migrants, assisted passages 111 44
S assisted passages, commencement 124 23
shipping 122 16
123 114 7
S-135
transport by air 133
Prime Minister's statement 137
-Children 116 3
guardianship, bill introduced 117
regulations 122 18
-Premiers' conference, decisions 118 120 23
-Foreign subjects 122 16
123 29
-Netherlands.. 122 17
-Advisory Council 124 24
-Allied Servicemen 127 28
assisted passages 134 39
-Italy, Rumania, Bulgaria, Hungary 134
-Polish miners 137
Secretary of department-Appointment 113 27
114 8
Passports-Restrictions, relaxation 116 3
Overseas offices 128 12
Mining-Mica industry
Uranium Mining Council-Appointments
Experts' visit overseas
Assistance Mount Bischoff tin mine
Radio-active minerals S-thorium
Strategic minerals-Control
Lead-Control
Mortgage Bank-
Operations to June, 1946
Motor car production-
Manufacture proposals-Government policy
-Minister's review
-Offer accepted
Car chassis imports
Mountbatten, Lord Louis-
Prime Minister's message
Visit to Australia ll 44
118 126 42
133 19
112 48
133 19
115 17
115 17
119 37
122 47
125 3
134 39
128 41
125 4
133 116 29
106 32
107 69
114 13
105 31
123
125 29
128 23
131 33
109 12
111

INDEX-co'nt iaed.
Munitions production-
Use of machine tools-Technical schools
-Loan to States
-Commonwealth Departments
Utilization of plant-Total released
S -Future of Government plant, retrenchments Lithgow
S decisions Bathurst, Orange, Lithgow
Cabinet decision
further sales
National debt-
National Debt Commission-Annual report
National Economic Plan-
Fixation of wages and salaries-legulations amended
S-further amended
-Primne Minister's statement,
November, 1945
Sales and transfers of land-Regulations amended
-Administration, Royal Commission
National Film Board-
Appointments First meeting
Second meeting
Films Commissioner appointed
Head-quarters
National Gallery
National Mapping Council-
Commonwealth Survey Committee
National Savings-
Continuance Savings certificates and stamps -Bill introduced
-Maturity
National Security Act-
Expiry-Date fixed
-Bill introduced
National Superannuation-
Minister's statement
National Theatre-
Prime Minister's statement
National University-
Minister's statement
Bill introduced
Further bill introduced ISSUE. 104 106 III 118
120 124 105 105 107 108 115 134 107 118 122 129 137 122 125 128 130 109 122 123 128 131 32
107 109 115 117 124 113 113 126 34
128 23
PAGE.
S. 31 46 43 9
21 47 47 41 13 28 54
30 21 39 26 22 13 39
S. 43 36 12
33 52 33 36 71
23 46 32
S. 44
41 21

INDEX-., ntintiePd.
National Uiniversity-continued.
Interim Council-Appointments
S -Extension
Vice-Chancellor
National Welfare-
Trust Fund-Further bill introduced, 1945
-1946-47
Nationality-Women-Bill introduced
S-British Commonwealth
Uniformity-Conference
-Proposed legislation
Naturalization-New Guinea Bill introduced
Nauru-Civil administration-Resumption
Netherlands-Australian charge d'Affaires
S Minister
Netherlands East Indies-
Basing of forces in Australia
Australian representation -Australian Minister
Indonesian personnel-Repatriation
Currency-Exchange
Policy-Minister's statement Maruh, 1946
-Shipping
-Mediation
Murder of Australians-Protest
Credit extension
Australian delegation
Petrol
New Guinea-
Production Control Board
Future administration-New capital
Captured civilians
War gratuity for natives
Works Minister's visit
Papua-New Guinea-Union
Newsprint rationing-
Voluntary control
New Zealand-
Exchange of High Commissioners-New Australian appointee
Visit of New Zealand Governor-General
Conference
Northern Australia-
Development Committee
Northern Territory-
Darwin-Lands acquisition bill
S-City plan
S-Acquisitions
-Telephone exchange ISSUE. PAOKE. 26 24 41
34
107 39
130 36 34 22 28 41 34 34
108 108 38
114 27
105 67
108 37
111 34
108 37
11l 34
110 52
110 53
112 23
111 127 24
128 32
129 17
130 8.
134 8
114 13
123 31
126
135 34
114 29
124 16
127 23
128 29
129 27
132 32
120 27 41 12 31
128 28 57
53 38 39

Northern Territory-continued.
Darwin-Wharf facilities
Civil administration-Advisory Council
S -Legislative Council bill introduced
elections
Development-Cabinet decisions
-Pearling industry
Medical Services
Administrator-Appointment
Olympic Games-
Grant
Pacific Exposition-
Proposals
Palestine-British Policy-Australia consulted
United Nations' decision-Minister's statement
Parliament-Sittings -First Session, 1946, Governor-General's Speech
Historic Memorials Committee-Portraits
Allowance to Members
Public Works Committee-Legislation proposed
Electoral Act-Amendments bill introduced
-Proportional representation, Senate bill
duced
Broadcasting, bill introduced
Privilege-Parliamentary Papers
-Prime Minister's statement
General elections -Dissolution
-Result
Members' salaries -Increase, bill introduced
-Party leaders, bill introduced
Representation-Increased membership bill introduced
S -Australian Capital Territory
Parliamentary committees-
War Expenditure Committee
Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Committee
Public Works Committee
Broadcasting Committeo
Patents-Bill introduced
Peace-Council of Foreign Ministers-Australian representation
-Status
S -First meeting
Second meeting
-Dr. Evatt's mission
-Prime Minister's statement
Italy-Terms discussed ISSUE. PAGE.
123 21
118
120 126 33
131 24
107 123 108 42
113 23
134 22
107 62
130 37
134 42
105 66
108 111 49
115 120 26
124 31
125 29
127 38
120 26
108
111 113 22
115 117 41
intro-13.5 6
116 6
116 8
126 6
117 42
118 32
119 44
126 7
127 34
131 27
134 28
135 4
135 3
105 53
S 121 3
122 3
122 3
116 106 58
107 108 38
S 112 17
110 11
114 28
107 59

IND X-continued.
. Peace-continued.
Italy-Treaty bill introducedraia ratification
Japan-Far Eastern Advisory Commission
-Far Eastern Advisory Commission, Australian Minister's
statement, November, 1946
-Allied Council British Commonwealth representative
-Minister's statement, February, 1947
, June, 1947
February, 1948
, July, 1948
-Prime Minister's statement, February, 1948
-Preliminary conference
-Disarmament
-Whaling expedition
-Adv isory Committee
-British Commonwealth conference
-Visit of Dr. Evatt
Germany-Central Commission, Australian representation
-Reparations
-Draft Treaty
-Berlin position Prime Minister's statement
air lift
Siam-Preliminary agreement
-Treaty
Conference-Australian delegation
S Minister's speech statement..
Rumania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Finland-Treaty Bill introduced
ratification
Austria-Draft Treaty
Australian policy-Minister's statement, March, 1948
Pensions, invalid and old-age-
Further increase-Bill introduced, July, 1946
Pensions, widows'-
Increase-Bill introduced
Further increase-Bill introduced
Petrol supplies-
Rationing system-Commonwealth Liquid Fuel Control Board,
abolition
S -Increase granted
S-Further increase
S-Essential services, additional supplies
S-Taxis, increase
S -Adjustment
S-Prime Minister's Statement, August, 1946
S-Continuance
S-Bulk stocks
-Reduction
S-Tightening ISSU. PAGE.
123 33
130 41
137 4
108 112 19
121 12
III 37
k24 26
127 134 3
137 134 3
127 31
127 32
128 21
128 22
129 8
128 22
129 9
129 7
108 41
111 38
124 24
137 3
137 4
137 4
110 12
124 24
117 17
118 3
121 6
123 33
130 44
137 124 134 3
117 21
108 26
117 22
105 57
107 12
110 115 18
121 26
109 49
113 24
116 29
118 27
120 124 49
125 137 13
126 28
120 28
133 4
132 31

I . jix cvntinued.
Petrol supplies-continued.
National Oil Pty. Ltd.-Glen Davis project, Minister's review
A . ti -Fish River Scheme
Aviation spirit
Oil-Search in Australia
-Synthetic production
Philippines-Australian Consul-General
independence-Australian representation
Poland-Provisional Government-Rer-ognition
Portugal-Portuguese Timor-Relations
-Governor's visit
Postmaster-General's Department-
World-range broadcasting station
Director-General of Posts and Telegraphs
Telegrams-Retransmission charge revoked
Post-war plans-Rehabilitation programme
Frequency modulation-Experimental stations
Non-official post offices
Precedence, Order of-
Table announced.. August. 1947
Premiers. State-
Conference ISSUE. PAO
107 12
114 116 lOS
108 127
132 32
126 28
106 68
115 18
13: 1 27 29 42 37
106 115 118 122 127 127 105 129 109
Post-war control-Commonwealth power 106
t, Premiers' conference
decision 118
referendum, result 136
Cabinet decision 136
subsidies 136
Premiers' conference
decision 136
Goods declared "-Tomatoes, revoked 108
-Fruit, vegetables 109
-Vegetable, revocation ll
-State services, revocation 127
-Bananas, revocation 128
-Pineapples, revocation 128
-School fees, revocation 129
-Taxi fares, revocation 129
-Olives 130
-Hay, chaff, revocation 131
-Poultry, revocation 132
-Bird seed, revocation 133
-Services, revocation 134
-Lamb, revocation 135
Clothing, footwear 115
United States Revocation-Effect on Australia 116
Prices Commissioner-
Retirement Appointment
Primary Industries-
Flood relief-New South Wales
-Victoria
Frost relief
Stock feed-Wheat, 1946 rationing 107 108 104 136
S 112 104 109 S 53
S 43 33 26 26 16
16 36 18
42 24 32 71 41 1&

29
INDEX-continuel. ISSUE. PAGE.
Primary industries-continued.
Stock feed-110 31
-Guaranteed prices 114
Sugar-Agreement, renewal 107 3
S-bill introduced 112
S-revision 129 24
bill introduced 131 7
S-International agreement 111 9
122 19
Dairy industry-Milk, subsidy, drought, discontinuance 105 69
107 3
108 36
1946-47 108 36
January, 1946 110 29
Queensland 123 125
S-special subsidy, March, 1946 111 8
increased price, January, 1947 123 4
control, States 129
New South Wales 130 7
-Advisory Committee 115 33
122 18
, report 131
further report 136 18
S-Cream, control, revocation 120
re-imposition 129 21
S--Drought, grant 124 29
S-Herd recording 127 21
Control 128 9
, bill introduced 130
S-Board, chairman 131 6
appointed 136 18
Poultry farming-Eggs, priority distribution, suspended 104 42
1916 Ill 9
prices.. S 23
S control, cessation fixed 116 6
. extension 129 21
. bill introduced 132 19
. Australian Egg Board 133
cessation, profit distribution 136 18
Agricultural Machinery Control-Regulations revoked 109 29
-New plan 112
-Tractor imports 126 13
130 3
S-Revoked 137 13
-Development plan 117 37
progress report 122
-Export controlled 128
Agricultural Council meeting-Decisions 106 67
Ill 6
118 23
128 123 128 134
Exporta to Britain-Gifts 108 114 24
130 4
133
, concession 108
postage Ill 4
127 22
restrictions relaxed 120 14
schools 121 24
undelivered 129 23
-Visit of food official 108

Primary Industries-continued.
Exports to Britain-Meat, canned
-Apples
-Cable from British Prime Minister
-Dried fruits
-Minister's review
-Dehydrated vegetables
-Rice
fD t.
-Army stocks
Prime Minister's statement, March. 1946
May, 1946
July, 1948
S-conference, London
-Poultry
-Canned fruits
-Dairy products
-Acting Prime Minister's broadcast
-Butter
-Eggs
-Long-term contracts, butter, cheese , increased price
S meat eggs extension
-Milk foods
-1946 figures
-1947
-Cabinet decision
-Emergency Food Council
-Britih policy
-Tallow
-United Kingdom Mission
Production targets-Abolition
Climatological services
Soil erosion-Premiers' decision
Effect of Government assistance-Income
-ubsidies
Acquisition of field peas
Rabbit skins export levy
Stud stock-Import assistance
Cotton-Bounty ill introduced
-International Advisory Committee
Fertilizers---Superphosphate
Exnort. s-Raeord
-New recor DEx-continned. ISSfUE. PAGB.
108 129 136 111 112 123 111 Ill 126 11il 130 111 111 134 111
Ill 114 137 114 112 118 124 129 114 129 114 114 115 131 116 118 123 122 125 127 134 121 124 135 125 126 126 128 129 131 110 110 110 112 130
1ll 112 125 124 135 114 116 117 120 117 118 133

1NDEX--continued.
Primary Industries-continued.
Exports-Publicity
-1947-48 figures
Bureau of Fconomics S-Horticultural, vitivultural report
Cattle tick eradication
Potato industry-Contracts
-Marketing sheme
Power alcohol distilleries
Rural production
Prisoners of war-
Atrocities in Pacific area-War Crimes Commission, bill introduced
-War Crimes Commission, bill introduced.
completion date
, i -Nauru
-Report of Mr. Justice Webb
-Courts in Japan, Australian representation
Courts in Japan, Australian representation,
Sir William Webb's return
-Death sentences
S-Cases handed over
S-Japanese convicted Sdeath sentences
S-Compensation
Royal Australian Air Force in Germany
Enemy prisoners remaining in Australia-Repatriation
Repatriation-Procedure, Minister's statement, June, 1945
S-A. I. F. in Japanese hands
Total A. I. F. in Japan
Debts-Investigation
Charges against Australians
Rowville Camp-Inquiry
Public Service Board-
Reconstitution-Cabinet decision
Chairman
Publishing Industry-
Assistance-Committee appointed
Rationing-Clothing, tea, sugar, butter, meat-Continuance
Rationing Commissioner-Appointment
Schedule of goods, 1946-47
Sugar-Revocation
Meat-Continuance
Reconstruction-Rural Reconstruction Commission-
Soldiers Settlement, Conference report, position reviewed
. Director appointed
. Regulations Agreement S, bill introduced
. horticultural and viticultural
. agreement, acreage approved
review of operations
Report, rural amenities
S, water conservation and drainage
S, rural credit
S, farming efficiency
commercial policy IssuE. 136 137 122 122 125 126 136 129 131
108 136 107 107 110 131 110 110 111
122 111 118 110 120 104 106 107 110 108 110 113 PAGE. 19 13 18 13 19 22 7
32 18
S 41 34
S 41 42 26 43 26 37 41 21 32 23 18
42
S 23 41 24
122 37
123 34
135 11

INn Ex-coflttfued.
Reconstruction-continued.
Government's plans-Trade and Commerce, secondary industry,
transition
secondary industry,
transition, allowance
secondary industry,
transition, progress
reviewed..
secondary industry,
experts' visit
overseas
secondary industry,
Division of Department
of Postwar
Reconstruction
secondary industry,
Division of Department
of Postwar
Reconstruction
secondary industry,
overseas capital
industrialists' report
primary production
conference
trade commissioners
overseas
trade commissioners
overseas
trade commissioners
overseas
trade commissioners
overseas
, trade commissioners
overseas
trade commissioners
overseas
trade commissioners
overseas
overseas exhibitions
-Post-war Reconstruction Minister's speech
-Overseas capital, Treasury inquiry
-Regional Development, Snowy River
-Regional Development, Snowy River, Report
-National Works Council, additional Commonwealth
programme
-National Works Council, third meeting
-National Works Council, Co-ordinator-
General of Works, resignation
-National Works Council, public works programmes
-National Works CouncilI local government
areas
-National Works Council, fourth meeting..
-National Works Council, fourth meeting,
building industry, employment
World Organization-San Francisco conference, Australian delegation's
work
-Charter tabled in Parliament ISSUE. PAGE.
106 106 31
110 114 115 22 34 13-12 34 19
14 13 24 21 33
26 31 33. 18 11.
104 28
104 31

INDEX-continued.
! Reconstruction--cotinued.
World Organization-Assembly
-Bill introduced
-Assembly, Australian delegation
meeting first meeting, Minister's review
, meeting, Minister's review
atomic energy ISSUE. PAGE. 34 4
16 19 3
12 27 13 4
13
64 9
27 6
17 17 17 13 16 3
16 39
4
11 9
39 310
Australian delegation, November,
1946
Australian Minister's statement,
November, 1946
Conference Australian delegation
Australian body
World Food Council
-Security Council, Australia's election
-Trusteeship, New Guinea
, Australian Minister's statement,
November, 1946
Australian Minister's statement,
February, 1947
, South Seas Commission, Conference
, South Seas Commission,
formation
, South Seas Commission, interim
organization
, South Seas Commission, first
meeting
-Economic and Social Council
-Economic and Social Council, Commissions,
Australian election
-Economic and Social Council, economic
and employment commission
-Trade and employment conference London conference
London conference,
preparatory
committee,
tariff items
London conference,
preparatory
committee,
report
conferences, 1947
Prime Minister's
statement, March, 1947
, Prime Minister's
statement, May,
1947
Preparatory Committee,
Second
Session, Australian
delegation 123 12
124 124 9
125 9
126 21
125 II

INDEx-continued.
Reconstruction--continued.
World Organization-Trade and employment, Preparatory Committee,
Second
Session, Australian
delegation,
Dr. H. C.
Coomb
Preparatory Committee, Minister's
statement
, Tariff requests
Further tariff requests
Australian policy
Havana conference
Agreement Agreement, Prime
Minister's speech
-United Nations Day
-Freedom of information
Constitutional referendum-Result, effect on Commonwealth
powers, full employment
Secondary Industries Commission-Secondary Industries Division
Secondary Industries Division
-Refrigeration panel
-Electric motor panel
-Plywood industry panel
Relief and rehabilitation-U. N. R. R. A., Australian supplies
, Australian supplies, new
contribution
Australian personnel
clothing collection
Australian election
Australia's part
-Post-U. N. R. R. A...
Financial Relations-Prime Minister's statement, November, 1945
Commercial policy, Britain-United States
S Policy-Bretton Woods Agreement C Cabinet decision..
Bill introduced
International Fund and Bank,
Director
-Dollar imports
Scientific research-C. S. I. R., executive testing authority
rain production
-Liaison bureau incorporated in C. S. I. R.
-London conferences
-Mount Stromlo observatory
Remembrance Sunday
Rents-Regulations amended-Tightening of control
9 -Operations reviewed
-Fair Rents Boards, abolition
Controller, appointment IssuE. PAGE.
126 21
131 29
125 11
126 127 3
129 131 29
132 3
134 135 13
135 13
104 28
105 29
137 21
106 33
106 34
116 28
107 64
110 19
105 108 13
112 136 3
128
126 22
109 4
109 6
111 19
121 19
122 13
124 16
125 12
22 19 7
13 19 21 21 4
47 13 42 33

INDEX-conUinued.
Reparations-Scientific mission to London
S -Report
Germany-Scientific personnel
-Shipping
-Machine tools
Japan-Scientific mission
-Australian Minister's statement, June, 1947
-Prime Minister's statement..
River Murray Waters Act-
Conference with States Committee appointed ISSUE. PAGE.
109 118 26
125 19
122 49
134 137 123 7
123 8
125 19
127 37
136 6
106 57
118 37
Royal Australian Air Force-
Strength and activities-Post-war 105 17
S Non-commissioned air crew.. 130 7
S interim force 110 4
S. 115 38
-Retirements, gratuities 11 31
-Recruiting 120 12
-Exchange with R. A. F. 128 8
Awards for gallantry-Total awards 106 29
Volunteer Air Observers' Corps-Cessation 107 13
Air Training Corps-Continuance, transition period 108 12
-Enlistments 107 12
-Entry age reduced 122 37
Empire Air Scheme-Conclusion, surplus air crew 105 17
Personnel missing-Investigation 108 12
retired 105 17
-Court martial, Group-Captain Caldwell 108 12
Recruiting terminated 106 29
Establishments-Closures 107 13
Air Board changes 109 46
S 110 6
Command changes 117 44
121 21
123 7
128 8
Scientific Advisor 119 37
Air Attach6 in United States 119 37
Survey-Aerial work 122 37
Apprenticeship 124 32
Cadet College 128 8
Chief-of-Air Staff-Visit to Britain 128 8
Reserve 135 29
Royal Australian Navy-
Review of activities
Hydrographic service-Cabinet decision
Naval Board-Secretary
-Fourth Member
-First Member
Commodore commanding squadron
Post-war plans-Minister's statement S-March, 1946
Australians man destroyers-New arrangement
Rear-Admirala
Visit of British Carrier Squadron
H. M. A. S. Warrnambool-Loss
Aircraft carriers
H. M. A. S. Sydney-Replacement Fund, bill introduced 105 28
115 114 31
131 4
133 21
104 52
104 52
112 32
108 31
123 11
128 3
130 22
135 28
136 24

36
INDEx-continued. IssUE. PAOR.
Russia, relations with-
Exchange of Ministers-Australian staff at Moscow 110 33
-Third Australian Minister 124 42
National Day 108
Death of Mr. Kalinin 115 32
Exchange of Ambassadors.. 135
Sales Tax-
Exemptions-Bill introduced 107 48
S -Further bill introduced 113 28
Security-Director-General-Appointment 108 38
Service pay rates-
Repatriation-Re-establishment of disabled members 119 36
S1Commit-Committee's
report 124 17
-Gift of furniture, extension 107 63
-Commission, appointments 108 33
130 16
-Medical care, committee appointed 116 36
-Means test, bill introduced 117 38
Commission, appointments 128 29
-War widows 130 f
-Patriotic Funds. bill introduced 131 2S
S -Teaching 137
Gratuity-Bill introduced, amendment 105 26
-Central Board, chairmann 109 56
! I -Cominuclieniwut date 111 18
i. -Home purchlw 112 43
-Extension 118 38
bill introduced 127
Cash payments 119
Deferred pay-Government liability 105 26
Pensions liability-Review, May, 1945
Dependants' allowances-Children over sixteen years 105
Interim forces l11 16
-Benefits 127 31
Service pensioners-Broadcast licences 112 44
Victory parade contingent. 112 44
Deceased members-Recreation leave payment 130 13
C. M. F.-Pay and allowances 134 4
-Conditions 134 8
Permanent Forces-Retirement scheme 134 6
bill 135
137 3
Shipbuilding-Second stage of programme-Minister's review 108
-Further revision, January, 1949 133
Repairs-Minister's review, November, 1945 108
-Control, cessation 112 31
Post-war plans-Committee's report. Cabinet decision 106 59
Costs 110 57
-Naval construction 112 32
-Programme extended 113 23
altered 122 48
S-Cabinet decision, shipowners' deputation 126 41
-De-requisitioning 128
operation 129 14
S -Programme, sale 136 37
Diesel engines 134 34
Ships, movement of-
Cargo control regulations-Pillaging 104 38
.105 68
Delays-Conference 123 21

INDEX-cOntinued. ISSUE.
Ships, movement of-continued.
Stevedoring Commission-Regulations re-enacted 108
-Report, proposed legislation 123
bill introduced 124
-Act proclaimed 133
-Appointments 133
Director of Shipping-Retirement 108
Australian Shipping Board-New powers 108
-Appointments 110
Stevedoring industry-Report 113
Social security-
Pharmaceutical service-Conference with British Medical Association 104
-Amending bill 105
validation 121 127
-Minister's broadcast 135
i statement 136
Unemployment and sickness benefit-Retrospective payments.. 109
-Queensland 134
Hospital benefit-Bill introduced 107
S-Private hospitals scheme 110
-Further bill introduced 127
Tuberculosis patients-Bill introduced 107
-Commonwealth grant 116
further bill introduced 118
Cabinet decision
Acting Prime Minister's speech, June, 1945
Contributions-Bill introduced Prime Minister's statement
S-Further bill introduced
Means test -Prime Minister's statement
Prime Minister's review, November, 1945
Reciprocal agreement with New Zealand
National Medical Services--Diagnostic clinics
Validating bill introduced
Hospitals-Control
Consolidation-Bill introduced
Physically handicapped persons
Expenditure 1946-47
South Africa-
Australian representation-High Commissioner appointed
South-east Asia-
External Affairs Minister's statement
Scholarships Selection mission
Economic Commission
Minister's statement
Malaya-Prime Minister's statement
-Export of arms
Sport in war-time-
Race meetings-Control regulations, repeal
Standards-Legislation-Government's proposals
Overseas conferences
International Metric Convention
Weights and Measures-Bill introduced 134 137 104 107
S 109 117 107 109
S 109 115 122 126 127 126 134
137
S 128 PAOE. 21 36 14 14 16
56 26 38 61 39 .7
31 17
27 44 38 6
47
S. 31 24 18 16
43 19 19
47 17
37 43 36 6
34 26 18 39
114 27
136 34
124
S 133 136 136 136
S 137
137 106 107
112
S 125
S 136 46 21 4 4 4
16 16 58 69
48 33 24

INDEX-continued.
State of the war-
Conclusion-Pacific, Potsdam ultimatum, Australia's position
Japanese surrender Prime Minister's broadcast
S Australian participation
, Parliament informed
Clemency to offenders
Termination of hostilities, definition
-Empire Victory Parade Australian contingent, leave
Australian contingent, pay
and allowances
t m d Industrial arrangements
-Victory medal
Day, Prime Minister's speech
States-Financial relations -Premiers' conference discussions
Supply, Department of-
Secretary Proposed legislation
Bill introduced
Tariff-Post-war-Secondary industries, Tariff Board inquiry..
-Interim tariff
Imperial preference-Prime Minister's statement, April, 1946
Exports prohibited
Tyres, tubes, batteries-Import concession
S-extension
Motor body panels
Validation Tariff Board-Appointments
Exports-Standards
Customs-Bill introduced..
Western Customs Union
Taxation-Double taxation r -Agreement
S-visiting artists
bill introduced operation
Commissioner appointed..
Entertainments Tax-Bill introduced
Comparison with other countries
Reduction-Budget concessions, 1946-47
-Concessions, March, 1947
Company Tax-Prime Minister's statement
Textile Trade-
Imports to Australia-Minister's review
-Trade marks ISSUE. 105 106 106 106 106 108 110
111 112 114 115 114 113 115 PAGE. 54 3 4 7
26 43 46 22 39 22 33 39
118 33
118 34
118 38
134 135 107 42
107 43
114 7
114 7
116 28
118 8
120 17
122 123 129 38
133 17
115 14
120 17
115 118 8
125 24
128 31
134 39
137 9
109 17
110 57
118 121 3
121 3
125 28
126 29
127 111 47
112 42
116 29
126 23
121 4
124 134 13
109
126 41

INDEX-continued.
Textile Trade-continued.
Woollen textiles-Exports
Textile industry-Education
Cotton textiles-Expansion
Nylon silk, rayon-Supply position
Tobacco shortage-
Production of Australian leaf-Australian Tobacco Board, report
on prices
-Subsidy
-Commonwealth grant
In ports by service personnel
-Cigarettes
Control-Revocation
Cabinet decision
Trade Marks-
Proposed legislation
Transition-Controls-Bill introduced
S-Further bill proposed
introduced
Transport-Unification of gauges-Premiers' conference decisions
-Further action
S -Appointments
-Further cabinet decision
-Conference, disagreement
with certain States
-Agreement, three States
-Bill introduced
Regulations-Priority travel, revoked
-Road transport, relaxations
trucks, control relaxed
Commonwealth Railways Commissioner
Interstate parcels-Relaxation
Movement of rail traffic-Goods services, relaxations
Freights and fares-Uniformity
Advisory Council-Premiers' Conference decision
-Cabinet decision
-Meeting
Director of Road Transport
Australian Road Safety Council
Secretary of Department
Tungsten Ores--
Contract with Britain-Expiry
University students--
Maintaining professions-Commission re-appointed, legislation..
-Financial assistance, 1946
1947 1948
scale increased
Western Australia
University
Victoria Cross--
Award of Issus. PAGE.
116 105
105 114
105 51
105 51
118 24
105 51
120 32
111 34
115 135 13
34 34 51 39 24 38 28 52 41 19
21 21 41 41 34 52 39 26 11
28 16 16
111 16
105 109 121 130 36
124 53
136 37
105 52
107 26
108 46
110

INDEX-continued.
Volunteer Defence Corps-
Future policy-Disbandment
-Retention of rifles
War Archives-
Appointments
War Assets-
Commonwealth Disposals Commission---Sales to June, 1945
to December, 1945
to April, 1947
-Army property
-Motor vehicles
-Defence vehicles
S-M achine tools..
Report of activities, June,
1945
-Surplus army huts
-Bren gun carriers
Rifle ammunition
Cafeteria equipment
-New Guinea office
-Procedure
S, -Army property
S -Island bases
-Preference to ex-servicemen
-General Manager
R. A. A. F.-Directorate of disposals
-Medical supplies
Disposals-Inquiry
Earth-Moving plant
War Cabinet-
Abolition
War Crimes-
Trials-Completion date
War Graves-
Return of bodies
Memorials Private burial
Anzac agency
Visits to Germany IssuE. 107 109 112 116 22 46 28 27 31 27 61 24 39 71 46 46 46 27 23 24 43 31 34 27 23
110 44
136 32
108 18
109 110 44
114 32
130 8
War Historian-
Plan for present war-Final scheme
War industries
Military volumes
R. A. A. F.,
War Memorial, Australian-
Board of Management-Appointments
Villers-Brettoneux
France, Belgium
National war memorials-Cabinet decision
-Tobruk PAGE. 67 36 39. 54 34 33 54 42 29 34 22 7
26

INDEX-CO
War-New situation-
Restrictions on telephones-Relaxation
Aids to enemy-Weather broadcasts, resum
Allied Works Council-Services works, cessa
Broadcasting regulated-Experimenters, eqi
Xmas telegrams-Relaxation
Control of maps-Revocation
War Risk Insurance-
Civilians-Regulations liberalized
War Service Homes-
Interest-Rate reduced
Building-New programme
Applications-Numbers received
Mercantile marine-Bill introduced
Commission-Transfer to Housing Departm
Bill introduced
Western Australia-
Water scheme
Wheat Board, Australian-
Chairman General Manager
Wheat pools payments-
No. 6 Pool-Fifth advance
-Final advance
No. 7 Pool-Third advance
-Further advance
-Sixth advance
S -Final advance
No. 8 Pool-First advance
Second advance
-Further advance
-Final advance
No. 9 Pool-Third advance
-Fourth advance
-Final advance
No. 10 Pool-Second advance
-Third advance
-Fourth advance
-SF ifth advance
No. 11 Pool-First advance
-Second advance
-Third advance
Guaranteed price, 1945-46
Total advances
Wheat stabilization scheme-
Post-war-Continuance extension Minister's announce
Minister's conferenc
-Committee to report
-Government's plans Premiers' de
-Bill introduced
-Production costs inquiry
-International conference
-Federation proposed ntinued. ption tion
uipment restored ISSUE. PAGE.
104 52
105 38
106 46
108 26
109 49
112 122 29
109 52
109 52
S 11 13
112 37
ent 125 33
126 32
135 11
106 62
108 16
109 53
108 ' 47
123 3
S 104 113 22
117 42
123 32
104
S 113 22
116 28
126 4
122 28
126
S. 130 22
127 34
131 134 34
137 22
131 136 6
137 22
104' 126
S 132 31
ment e cision 106 62
129 134 12
133 23
134 12
108 44
110 110 16
116 13
.116 123 28
128 124 29
128 19

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INDEX-continued. ISSUE. PAGE.
Wheat stabilization scheme-continued.
Post-war-Premiers' decision
-Conference with States, decision
Stabilization Board-Chairman
1945-46 Harvest-Yield
Marginal areas-Commonwealth grants
-Bill introduced
Drought-Relief, New South Wales
bill Victoria
Acreage-1947-48
Sale to Britain
India
Wheat, International Agreement-
Cabinet decision
Bill introduced..
Washington conference
Cabinet review
Wine Industry-
Prices for grapes for fortifying spirit
Fortifying spirit-Tariff Board's report
-Price fixed
-Sub-standard grapes
Exports to Britain
Currant and sultana grapes
Women's war organizations-
W. A. A. A. F.-Retention period
-Volunteers
-Cessation
Australian Army Medical Women's Service-Partly trained as
nurses, agreement
Demobilization R. A. A. F. N. S.-Enlisted strength
Wool-Australian Wool Board-Final meeting
Central Wool Committee-Chairman, resignation
Appraisement centres
Manufactures-Subsidy
Future of industry-Rescarch, allocations
International Study Group
Wool Agreement-
London conference-New agreement, Prime Minister's announcement
bill introduced
Commission appointed
S Wool Consultative Council
S joint organization
S joint organization, first
meeting
Review made-Final returns, disposal
9 bill introduced
Regulations-Revocation
Works, Department of-
Director-General-Appointment
Functions 34 52 32 49 28 26 26 9
13 13 24 33 33
110
123 26
104 107 109 113 123 116 122 124 123 105 105 22

SUMMARY INDEX.
( DIGESTS Nos. 1 TO 103.)
Aluminium-Manufacture in Australia-Bill introduced
America-Visit of Dr. Evatt"
Second visit of Dr. Evatt
Visit of Mrs. F. D. Roosevelt
Mr. Curtin's meetings with President Roosevelt
Death of President Roosevelt
Australian Defences-
" Brisbane Line "-Missing document, Royal Commi
report
Australian Military Forces-
Use of Militia overseas-A. L. P. Conference
Australian War Effort and Capacity-
Consumer rationing-Clothing Sugar
-Tea
S -Butter
-Meat
Banking Control-
Commonwealth Bank Bill
Banking Bill, 1945
British Commonwealth-
Meeting of Prime Ministers
Imperial Council
Budget, 1943-44-
Treasurer's Speech
Summary of transactions
Budget, 1944-45--
Treasurer's Speech
' Canada-Mutual Aid Agreement
, Censorship-Inquiry-Parliamentary Committee's report..
-Judge's report
-Civil Aviation-
Internal routes-Government control
Divorce-Uniform law-Minister's statement
Fighting Forces-
Re-establishment Bill
Governor-General-
Duke of Gloucester-Arrival in Australia
Housing-Housing Commission, report
Income Tax-
Uniform taxation-Bills passed by Parliament
Pay-as-you-earn "-Bill introduced
Insurance-Uniform legislation
Japan, War with-
State of War
Use of Australian troops-Bill introduced
Lease-lend-
Reciprocal agreement concluded ISSUE. PAGE.
93 33
32 56 37
63 39
81 99 34
issioner's 61 19
46 6
I. 28 39
.32 59 72 97
S. 97 81
81 64 84
S-. 88 16 3
220 47 13
21 49
32 18 24 6
79 14
53 27
86 92 47
93 46
98 94 38
70 29 77 38
102 53
10 18
51 12
40 3 9

SUMMARY INDEX--continued.
Mortgage Bank-
Bill passed by Parliament
National Economic Plan-
Prime Minister's announcement
Regulations
National Welfare-
Trust fund-Bill passed by Parliament
New Zealand-
Agreement
Parliament-General election-Result
Prices-Black market "-Bill passed by Parliament
Stabilization policy-Announcements
Reconstruction-Constitutional referendum-Convention
-Bill introduced
-Result..
Rural Reconstruction Commission -Terms of reference
Relief and Rehabilitation-United Nations Food Conference
-United Nations Food Conference,
draft agreement revised
-United Nations Food Conference,
Bill introduced
Secondary Industries Commission
Government's plans-National Works Council
-Employment, White Paper
Service Pay Rates-
Repatriation-Bill before Parliament
S-passed by Parliament
Gratuity-Bill introduced
Social Security-
Unemployment and Sickness benefit-Bill introduced
Pharmaceutical Service-Bill introduced
Sport-Race meetings-Control regulations
State of the War-
Surrender by Italy Germany
Statute of Westminster-
Bill passed by Parliament
University Students-
Maintaining Professions-Policy
War Assets-
Commonwealth Disposals Commission appointed ISSUE. PAGE.
53 18 14,
18 17
53 13
72 37\
63 4S3R i93:
59 3
46 21i'
74 19'
86 28
49 55 47
59 32
66 8
90 8,
67 29
61 32
103 8
53 6
55 6
102 37
76 3
76 6.
42 12
63 48
101 16
44 29
45 44
83 38
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