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The records of the National Liaison Office, located in Canberra, include files on a range of themes and reflect the Office's contact with other conservation bodies, both interstate and overseas, and with the Australian Government.
There is a sequence of numbered files that cover such themes as the Environment Movement in the various States, Government and party politics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island issues, heritage, legal issues, pollution, rainforests, transport and roads, and the wilderness. Subsequent files, also numbered, are arranged by State and cover similar themes.
Unnumbered files record the minutes, agenda and papers of Council meetings, and other administrative files.
The collection also includes a large number of newsletters issued by Australian and overseas conservation bodies.
The guide includes cross-references linking files on related themes.
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1965778).
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Records of the Australian Conservation Foundation, Canberra Branch, National Library of Australia, MS 9430, [box number and series and/or file number]'.
The records of the Australian Conservation Foundation were acquired by the National Library from the Noel Butlin Archives Centre at the Australian National University in 1999.
The records of the Head Office of the Australian Conservation Foundation are located at MS 9429.
The National Library has retained the file arrangement created by the National Liaison Office.