GORDON MCINTOSH COLLECTION

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GORDON MCINTOSH COLLECTION

Items in the GORDON MCINTOSH COLLECTION Collection

Background Material - Official [MGD F1]
Departmental pre-visit briefing materials for Delegation members. Includes summary document on defence cooperation, 'Restricted' Dept of Foreign Affairs bound volume with McIntosh annotations, biographical notes on Indonesian officials and others…

Letters and other materials collected pre-visit. Generally background information from Australian and Timorese associates, for McIntosh's private use. Includes names of people to contact in Timor.

Procedural Papers [MGD F3]
Includes letters, press releases from Delegation leader, draft itinerary, pre-visit briefing record.

Collected Materials [MGD F4]
Includes original list of dead or missing political prisoners passed to McIntosh on Atauro. Also contains photocopies of list and original typescript of translated version. Other items include folder of Indonesian news media articles about the…

Chance Meeting with Fretilin [MGD F5]
Includes photocopy and translations of letter handed to Delegation, and McIntosh office's involvement in dispute on interpretations of Fretilin member's spoken words.

Records of Conversation: Drafts [MGD F6]
Drafts of official records of conversations recorded during official delegation meetings. Includes some McIntosh corrections, annotations.

Official Report - Appendices - Draft [MGD F7]
Probably first official draft of report appendices, including records of conversations. Some annotated by McIntosh or staff. Also includes copies of discussion with Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta, which was not published in…

Official Report: Early Draft [MGD F8]
Probably first draft of report discussed by Delegation members. Includes many annotations by McIntosh and unidentified staff person.

Official Report: Annotated Draft [MGD F9]
Photocopy of annotated draft (annotations not by McIntosh).

McIntosh: Dissenting Report [MGD F10]
Research notes and drafts for McIntosh's dissenting report. Also includes some records on McIntosh's complaint of unethical behaviour of Delegation leader Bill Morrison, incorporating criticism of dissenting report in the Delegation's formal report.

Three copies with annotations by McIntosh's research staff (Steve Wakeham and John Waddingham).

Parliamentary Proceedings on Report [MGD F12]
Proof copy of Hansard record of tabling speeches in the Senate and House of Representatives (Morrison, Dobie - incomplete).

Mass Media reportage [MGD F13]
Contains transcript of ABC Background Briefing programme analysing the visit. Also includes sheaf of Australian media reports on the Delegation's visit.

Includes internal McIntosh office notes on contentious elements of final report.

Australian Goverment [MGD A1]
McIntosh communications with government ministers and officials.

Parliamentarians [MGD A2]
Correspondence with (mostly) Labor Party colleagues. Includes telegram from Ken Fry (May 1977) reporting CIET Darwin's success in establishing radio contact with Fretilin; also McIntosh's note (Nov. 1978) to colleagues on use of the term Comrade.

McIntosh correspondence with individuals concerning but outside the official proceedings of the 1982 Senate Inquiry into East Timor.

Includes letters supporting McIntosh's decision to dissent from the official report of the delegation, and McIntosh's letter to the Prime Minister about his dissenting report.

East Timorese [MGD A5]
Correspondence with East Timorese political leaders, community leaders and members.

United Nations [MGD A6]
Correspondence with UN Secretary-General's Office.

Portuguese Government [MGD A7]
Correspondents include Prime Minister Cavaco Silva, Foreign Minister Jaime Gama and Portugal's Ambassador to Australia. Also contains report of the Non-Permanent Commission for the Following Up of the Situation in East Timor (Nov. 1986; 41 pages).

U.S. Politicians [MGD A8]
Correspondents include Tony Hall, Paul Tsongas.

New Zealand [MGD A9]
Correspondence with New Zealand parliamentarians.

East Timor Activists [MGD A10]
Correspondence with Australian and international Timor activist organisations and individuals.

Avebury / Budiarjo [MGD A11]
Communications with Lord Avebury, House of Lords, U.K. and Carmel Budiarjo, Tapol, UK.

Clark, Roger [MGD A12]
Exchanges with Professor Roger Clark on international legal issues, particularly the Australia - East Timor seabed boundary

East Timor Office - Melbourne [MGD A13]
Correspondence with Pat Walsh, John Waddingham

Herrera / Hobart Timor Committee [MGD A14]
Correspondence with Mrs J Herrera from Queensland and later as convenor of the Hobart East Timor Committee.

Jolliffe [MGD A15]
Partial set of correspondence with journalist Jill Jolliffe, Portugal. Includes records of media statements by Bill Hayden whilst in Lisbon (Sep 1984) and two Fretilin documents (ca. Sep 1984) describing military and security situation in East Timor.

Miscellaneous Correspondents [MGD A16]
Correspondents include organisations such as Human Rights Council of Australia, Free Aceh, Republic of South Moluccas Movement, Free Papua Movement, LBH, United Nations Association, Community Aid Abroad, 2/2nd Commando Association and individual…

Timor Visit - March 1975 [MGD B1]
Includes original typescript of McIntosh's report of visit to Timor as part of Labor Government Caucus Committee; also the official Report by the Caucus FADC. File also contains pamphlets, photographs and other material collected; records of…

Delegation to Indonesia - 1976 [MGD B2]
McIntosh was a member of a Parliamentary Delegation visit to Indonesia in June-July 1976. Material includes unofficial backgrounder material on East Timor, official schedule with written annotations, Senate discussion on Delegation report, and…

Petitioner: UN 1982 [MGD B3.1]
McIntosh petitioned the UN Decolonisation Committee in November 1982. Folder contains speech notes, UN press summaries of petitions, Federal Parliamentary Labor Party petition to UN, correspondence, other collected materials.

United Nations 1982 East Timor [MGD B3.2]
Contents originally in lever arch fiolder carried by McIntosh to UN. Includes correspondence on McIntosh's appearance before the UN Fourth Committee, submissions by other petitioners (such as Australian Catholic Relief, Minority Rights Group,…

Parliamentary Delegation UN 1983 [MGD B4]
McIntosh was the Labor Party's representative on the Parliamentary Delegation to the UN General Assembly. Folder includes McIntosh lobbying for membership of delegation, report on his UN experience, collected materials (including Vanuatu's Walter…

Labor Parliamentarians [MGD B5]
Working materials, drafts, final texts of collective letters sent by concerned Labor federal polticians. Predominantly internal organisational notes on establishement of the federal Labor Parliamentarians East Timor Forum. McIntosh's office played a…

Seabed Boundary [MGD B6]
Correspondence (including Roger Clarke and Portuguese ambassador), collected papers and media reportage, speech notes and various Senate proceedings transcripts (such as McIntosh's adjournment speech 20 March 1986 and response from Senator Evans).

East Timor Radio Link [MGD B7]
Background materials on restablishment by Australian activists of radio contact with the armed resistance in Timor. (See also: Correspondence - Australian Government). Includes comprehensive set of McIntosh correspondence in support of granting a…

Family Reunions [MGD B8]
Mainly specific case files; some broader notes and correspondence on policy issues.

Student Abductions - Jakarta 1986 [MGD B9]
Background materials on the arrest and disappearance of three Timorese students in Jakarta. Includes McIntosh correspondence, Senate statements and questions.

Europe Visit - 1986 [MGD B10]
Miscellaneous materials, mostly correspondence with individuals in London, Portugal, European Parliament. Includes business cards of contacts, Jill Jolliffe's notes on Lisbon itinerary.

Belo Letter - 1985 [MGD B11]
Background on controversy over authenticity of Monsignor Belo letter highly critical of human rights situation.

Includes contact address lists, internal office organisation materials.

Labor Party Policy Development [MGD B13]
Includes correspondence, draft proposals, State and National foreign policy resolutions.

Hawke Sovereignty Statement - 1985 [MGD B14]
Includes McIntosh discussion paper on Labor government and ALP policy, with 'Answering the Apologists: Responses to common myths..' on annexation of East Timor; media clippings.

Senate Inquiry Proposal - 1977 [MGD B15]
Includes Senate motion texts; letters lobbying for inquiry.

New Zealand Visit - 1977 [MGD B16]
Divided into two folders. Folder 1 has media coverage of McIntosh visit to New Zealand in Feb 1977; folder 2 has background articles, including copies of Timor Information Service up to end 1976, copy of Helen Hill's The Timor Story, and Australian…

Civil War and aftermath - 1975 [MGD B17]
Contains letter to PM Whitlam by parliamentarians (including McIntosh) in August 1975; 9-page report by Arthur Gietzelt and Ken Fry of visit to Timor in September 1975. Also a Fretilin media statement (13 Sep 1975) on the situation following the end…

Parliamentary Proceedings - Hansard [MGD C1]
Photocopy of all McIntosh's contributions to proceedings in the Senate chamber (i.e. includes non-Timor material). One folder containing multiple folders of unsorted Hansard items.

McIntosh's questions asked "without notice" and "on notice" in the Senate (incomplete record). Includes draft questions, original ministerial replies, background material.

Speeches - Non Parliamentary [MGD D1]
Original text of speeches in a range of forums.

Speech Notes [MGD D2]
Miscellaneous collection of talk notes, draft comments.

Discussion Papers [MGD D3]
Papers prepared for circulation to interested people and organisations. Includes two papers on Hawke government's handling of East Timor.

Media Releases, Letters [MGD D4]
Originial texts or copies of media statements and 'Letters to the Editor'.

Media, articles about McIntosh [MGD D5]
Miscellaneous collection of media and other material featuring or quoting McIntosh.

Published version of Committee's Report: "The Human Rights and Conditions of the People of East Timor." September 1983. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra. 106 p. Chaired by McIntosh Feb-Sep 1983. (2 copies in folder.)

Draft Reports [MGD E2]
In 3 folders. Five successive drafts of the final Committee report. From April 1983 (annotated) to September 1983.

Committee Logistics [MGD E3]
Includes schedules for committee hearings; lists and summaries of submissions; internal correspondence - including discussion of draft report.

Official Hansard Record [MGD E4]
In 6 folders. Volumes include submissions and transcripts of evidence of individuals and organisations appearing before Committee in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Darwin, Hobart (incomplete). Also 2-vol. Hansard Transcript of evidence (total 1773 p.)…

In 4 folders.Transcripts of non-public evidence given "in camera" to the Committee.

Senate Proceedings on Report [MGD E6]
Includes official transcripts and original speech notes on tabling of Report, the Government's response to the report and McIntosh's subsequent comments.

Submissions - Folder 1 [MGD E7]
In 3 folders. Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

Submissions - Folder 2 [MGD E8]
In 2 folders. Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

Submissions - Folder 3 [MGD E9]
Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

Submissions - Folder 4 [MGD E10]
In 2 folders. Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

Submissions - Folder 5 [MGD E11]
In 3 folders. Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

Submissions - WA Folder 1 [MGD E12]
Copies of submissions by West Australians - given directly to McIntosh for lodgement with Committee Secretariat. Folder includes list of submissions.

Submissions - WA Folder 2 [MGD E13]
Includes original hand-written translations of Portuguese-language materials from inside East Timor which were included in some West Australian submissions to the Inquiry.

Submissions - Supplementary [MGD E14]
Submissions and additional material from variety of organisations and individuals, including Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace as well as Foreign Affairs and Immigration Departments. Supplements original written and verbal testimony.

Whitlam Hearing [MGD E15]
Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Canberra Hearings 9/10 June [MGD E16]
Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Sydney Hearings 10-12 August [MGD E17]
Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Canberra Hearings 24 September [MGD E18]
Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Backgrounder File [MGD E19]
Collection of background documents used by McIntosh during Committee proceedings.

Misc Correspondence / Documents [MGD E20]
Includes correspondence to McIntosh about the Enquiry from Jolliffe and Waddingham, letter from McIntosh to Philip Eldridge. Copy and translation of ICRC letter to Horta concerning Whitlam's visit to East Timor in March 1982.

Misc submissions + other material. Some are duplicates.

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