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

McIntosh communications with government ministers and officials.

Communications with Lord Avebury, House of Lords, U.K. and Carmel Budiarjo, Tapol, UK.

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.

Collection of background documents used by McIntosh during Committee proceedings.

Background on controversy over authenticity of Monsignor Belo letter highly critical of human rights situation.

Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Includes photocopy and translations of letter handed to Delegation, and McIntosh office's involvement in dispute on interpretations of Fretilin member's spoken words.

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…

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

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…

Includes schedules for committee hearings; lists and summaries of submissions; internal correspondence - including discussion of draft report.

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…

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

In 3 folders. Five successive drafts of the final Committee report. From April 1983 (annotated) to September 1983.

Correspondence with Australian and international Timor activist organisations and individuals.

Correspondence with Pat Walsh, John Waddingham

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…

Correspondence with East Timorese political leaders, community leaders and members.

Miscellaneous materials, mostly correspondence with individuals in London, Portugal, European Parliament. Includes business cards of contacts, Jill Jolliffe's notes on Lisbon itinerary.

Mainly specific case files; some broader notes and correspondence on policy issues.

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.)

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.

Correspondence with Mrs J Herrera from Queensland and later as convenor of the Hobart East Timor Committee.

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.

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…

Includes correspondence, draft proposals, State and National foreign policy resolutions.

Contains transcript of ABC Background Briefing programme analysing the visit. Also includes sheaf of Australian media reports on the Delegation's visit.

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.

Originial texts or copies of media statements and 'Letters to the Editor'.

Miscellaneous collection of media and other material featuring or quoting McIntosh.

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.

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…

Correspondence with New Zealand parliamentarians.

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…

Includes contact address lists, internal office organisation materials.

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.)…

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…

Photocopy of annotated draft (annotations not by McIntosh).

Probably first draft of report discussed by Delegation members. Includes many annotations by McIntosh and unidentified staff person.

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

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.

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.

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…

MGD Hansard 1974-1975
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.

Proof copy of Hansard record of tabling speeches in the Senate and House of Representatives (Morrison, Dobie - incomplete).

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.

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).

Includes letters, press releases from Delegation leader, draft itinerary, pre-visit briefing record.

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

Drafts of official records of conversations recorded during official delegation meetings. Includes some McIntosh corrections, annotations.

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).

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

Includes Senate motion texts; letters lobbying for inquiry.

Includes official transcripts and original speech notes on tabling of Report, the Government's response to the report and McIntosh's subsequent comments.

Miscellaneous collection of talk notes, draft comments.

Original text of speeches in a range of forums.

Background materials on the arrest and disappearance of three Timorese students in Jakarta. Includes McIntosh correspondence, Senate statements and questions.

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.

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.

Official copies of submissions sent to McIntosh by Committee Secretariat. Ordered into groups by McIntosh's personal staff. Folder includes listing of submissions.

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.

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 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.

Copies of submissions by West Australians - given directly to McIntosh for lodgement with Committee Secretariat. Folder includes list of submissions.

Includes original hand-written translations of Portuguese-language materials from inside East Timor which were included in some West Australian submissions to the Inquiry.

Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.

Misc submissions + other material. Some are duplicates.

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…

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

Correspondents include Tony Hall, Paul Tsongas.

Correspondence with UN Secretary-General's Office.

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,…

Copies of submissions (with some annotations) taken by McIntosh to Committee Hearings.
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