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Commonwealth Government Records about Tasmania


Aarons, Mark, The Family File, Black Inc., Melbourne, 2010.

Bagnall, Kate, ‘Finding Chinese family connections in the National Archives’, National Archives of Australia, Canberra,

Galbraith, VH, An Introduction to the Use of the Public Records, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1971.

Greer, Germaine, Daddy We Hardly Knew You, Hamish Hamilton, London, 1989.

Historic Houses Trust, Persons of Interest: the ASIO files, Historic Houses Trust, Sydney, exhibitions/jpm/persons_of_interest_the_asio_files.

McKemmish, Sue, ‘Evidence of me …’, Archives and Manuscripts, vol. 24, no. 1, May 1996, pp. 28–46.

The Companion to Tasmanian History, Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart,

  • Bound, Max, ‘Communist Australia’
  • Jones, Peter, ‘Cold War period’
  • McFarlane, Ian, ‘Italian prisoners-of-war’


Chapter 7
Finding Tasmanians