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A & R Angus and Robertson
ABC Australian Broadcasting Commission
ACC Australian Crime Commission
ACT Australian Capital Territory
ACTU Australian Council of Trade Unions
ADB Australian Dictionary of Biography
Adel Adelaide
AFR Australian Financial Review
AGPS Australian Government Publishing Service
AIC Australian Institute of Criminology
AIF Australian Imperial Force
ALJ Australian Law Journal
ALJR Australian Law Journal Reports
ALP (A-C) Australian Labor Party (Anti-Communist)
ALP Australian Labor Party
ANTI-SOCIALIST Anti-Socialist Party
ANTS A New Tax System
ANU Australian National University
ANU Press Australian National University Press
ANZAAS Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science
ANZUS Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America (security treaty between)
AO Officer of the Order of Australia
AOT Archives Office of Tasmania
ASC Australian Securities Commission
ASIC Australian Securities and Investments Commission
ASIO Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
ASPG Australian Study of Parliament Group
Aug August
AWM Australian War Memorial
AWU Australian Workers′ Union
BA Bachelor of Arts
BHP Broken Hill Proprietary Company Limited
Brisb Brisbane
BS Bachelor of Surgery
BSc Bachelor of Science
CB Companion of the Order of the Bath
CBE Commander of the Order of the British Empire
CJ Chief Justice
CLR Commonwealth Law Reports
CMG Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Co Company
CP Australian Country Party
CP Country Party
CPD Commonwealth Parliamentary Debates
CPL Commonwealth Parliamentary Library
CPP Commonwealth Parliamentary Papers
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CSU Charles Sturt University
CT Canberra Times
CUP Cambridge University Press
CVO Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
DBE Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Dec December
DipEd Diploma of Education
Dr Doctor
DLP Democratic Labor Party
DSM Distinguished Service Medal
DSO Distinguished Service Order
DT Daily Telegraph
Ed. Edition
Ed(s) Editor(s)
Feb February
FLP Federal Labor Party
FLR Federal Law Reports
FM Frequency Modulation
FT Free Trade
GCMG Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
HC of A High Court of Australia
HMAS Her Majesty’s Australian Ship
HMS Her Majesty’s Ship
Hob Hobart
H of R House of Representatives
H of R, V&P House of Representatives, Votes and Proceedings
Hons Honours
HQ Headquarters
Inc Incorporated
Ind Independent
IPU Inter-Parliamentary Union
(J) Joint House Sitting
Jan January
KB Knight Bachelor
KBE Knight Commander of the British Empire
KCBE Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
KCMG Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
KCVO Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order
Launc Launceston
Lib Liberal Party of Australia
LISWA Library and Information Service, WA
LLB Bachelor of Laws
Ltd Limited
MA Master of Arts
MB Bachelor of Medicine
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire
Melb Melbourne
MHA Member of the House of Assembly
MHR Member of the House of Representatives
MLA Member of the Legislative Assembly
MLC Member of the Legislative Council
MP(s) Member(s) of Parliament
MUP Melbourne University Press
NAA National Archives of Australia
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Nat Nationalist Party
NATIONAL LABOUR National Labour Party
NBAC Noel Butlin Archives Centre
NCP National Country Party
NDP Nuclear Disarmament Party
NLA National Library of Australia
No Number
Nov November
NPA National Party of Australia
NSW New South Wales
NSWLA New South Wales Legislative Assembly
NSWLR New South Wales Law Reports
NSWPD New South Wales Parliamentary Debates
NSWPP New South Wales Parliamentary Papers
NSWUP New South Wales University Press
NT Northern Territory
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Oct October
OUP Oxford University Press
p(p) pages
Pam. Pamphlet collection, National Library of Australia
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PM Prime Minister
POHP Parliament’s Oral History Project
POW Prisoner of war
PROT Protectionist Party
PROV Public Record Office, Victoria
PROWA Public Records Office of Western Australia
Pty Propriety
q.v., qq.v. which see
QC Queen’s Counsel
QLA, V&P Queensland Legislative Assembly, Votes and Proceedings
Qld Queensland
QLP Queensland Labor Party
QPD Queensland Parliamentary Debates
QPP Queensland Parliamentary Papers
QSA Queensland State Archives
(R) CPD for H of R from September 1953
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
RAF Royal Air Force
RAN Royal Australian Navy
RBA Reserve Bank of Australia
Reps House of Representatives
RSL Returned Services League of Australia
SA South Australia
SAPD South Australian Parliamentary Debates
SAPP South Australian Parliamentary Papers
SAPP South Australian Parliamentary Papers
SBS Special Broadcasting Corporation
SC Senior Counsel
SEATO South-East Asia Treaty Organization
Sept September
SLNSW State Library of New South Wales
SLQ State Library of Queensland
SLSA State Library of South Australia
SLV State Library of Victoria
SLWA State Library of Western Australia
SMH Sydney Morning Herald
SRNSW State Records Authority of New South Wales
SRSA State Records of South Australia
SRWA State Records Office of Western Australia
SS Steamship
SUP Sydney University Press
TARIFF REFORM Tariff Reform Party
Tas SR Tasmanian State Reports
Tas Tasmania
THA Tasmanian House of Assembly
THRAPP Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Papers and Proceedings
TLC Tasmanian Legislative Council
TPD Tasmanian Parliamentary Debates
TPP Tasmanian Parliamentary Papers
TV Television
UCP United Country Party
UHF Ultra-high frequency
UMA University of Melbourne Archives
UNICEF United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
UNSW University of New South Wales
UQ University of Queensland
UQP University of Queensland Press
UTAS University of Tasmania
UWA University of Western Australian
UWA Press University of Western Australian Press
V & P Votes and Proceedings
VC Victoria Cross
VD Victoria Decoration
VFU Victorian Farmers’ Union
VHF Very high frequency
Vic Victoria
Vol Volume
VPD Victorian Parliamentary Debates
VLA Victorian Legislative Assembly
VPD Victorian Parliamentary Debates
VPP Victorian Parliamentary Papers
WA Western Australia
WA West Australian
WAPD Western Australian Parliamentary Debates
WAPP Western Australian Parliamentary Papers
YMCA Young Men’s Christian Association


YWCAYoung Women’s Christian Association