Diary of a Labour Man 1917-1945

 

Prime Minister: References 1941 - 1945
1942
  1.  John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 13, 24 December 1941 – 3 January 1942. JCPML00110/18, p. 5.
  2. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, p. 3.
 

3. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 4-5.

  4.Article by Lloyd Ross, Sunday Australian, Sydney, 9 January 1972, quoted in Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 440.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 7,10,14.
  5. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 12,13,14,15-16.
  6. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 3-4,10,12.
  7.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 January 1942, JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 16,17.
  8. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, pps. 6,10,11-12.
  9. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 14, 3 January 1942 – 13 January 1942. JCPML00110/19, p. 24.
  10. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January 1942 JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 15, 10 January 1942 – 19 January 1942. JCPML00110/20, pps. 5,9,11,12,15.
  11. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 15, 10 January 1942 – 19 January 1942. JCPML00110/20, pps. 9-10,18.
  12. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 15, 10 January 1942 – 19 January 1942. JCPML00110/20, pps. 20-21.
 

13. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 15, 10 January 1942 – 19 January 1942. JCPML00110/20, p. 22.

  14. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 15, 10 January 1942 – 19 January 1942. JCPML00110/20, pps. 18,22-24.
  15. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January 1942 JCPML00297/2.
  16.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, p. 4.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 443.
  17. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January 1942, JCPML00297/2.
  18.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 24 January 1942. JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, p. 16.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 444-445.
  19.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 444.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Interview of Frances Shea, 12 June 1995. JCPML00013/1, intro and p. 17.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, p. 11,12-15,16,18,20.
  20. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Curtin Family. John & Elsie Curtin with daughter Elsie and son John, Cottesloe 25 January 1942. JCPML00381/29.
  21.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, West Australian, 26 January 1942 JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, pps. 20-21.
  22.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January 1942 JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, pps. 19,22.
  23.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, West Australian, 29 January 1942. JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, pps. 11,23.
  24. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January 1942, JCPML00297/2.
  25.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 16, 19 January 1942 – 28 January 1942. JCPML00110/21, p. 14.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, p. 16.
  26. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 22 January, 4 February 1942, Sydney Morning Herald, 3 February, 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  27. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, pps. 6-8.
  28. 6 February 1942. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, p. 19.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, pps. 3,4.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 21.
  29.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, p. 14,24.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 3.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 7 February 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  30. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 3.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 312-314,445-446.
  30a. The Canberra Times, ACT, 11 February 1942, p. 4.
  31.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, pps. 12,15.
  32.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, pps. 11,14-17.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 4.
  33.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 17, 29 January 1942 – 4 February 1942. JCPML00110/22, p. 15.
  34. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, p. 11.
  35.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, p. 17.
  36.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of Gordon Beard. Anecdotal memory of John Curtin and St Ninian's Church ACT by Gordon Beard, 1996. JCPML00155/1.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 447.
  37.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 448.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 7.
.Ross, Lloyd, John Curtin: A Biography, Melbourne University Press, 1997, p. 260.
  38.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 448-449, 452.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 and 19 February 1942. JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, p. 5-7,13.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 16.
Ross, Lloyd, John Curtin: A Biography, Melbourne University Press, 1997, p. 260.
  39.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 February 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  40.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 449-450.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 18, 4 February 1942 – 21 February 1942. JCPML00110/23, pps. 13-14,17-23.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 8-9.
  41.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 452.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, pps. 9-10.
  42.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, pps. 451,453,454.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, pps. 10,24.
  43.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 19, 6 February 1942 – 23 February 1942. JCPML00110/24, p. 10.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, p. 3.
  44.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, pps. 7,8,13.
  45.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, p. 6.
  46.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, pps. 18-19.
  47.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, pps. 20-21.
  48.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, pps. 14,21-22.
  49.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 170, 5 March 1942, pps. 126,127,200-203.
  50.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 170, 6 March 1942, pps. 252-254.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 20, 21 February 1942 – 6 March 1942. JCPML00110/25, p. 24.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 6,8,9,14.
  51.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 9-10.
  52. Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 467.
  53.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, p. 10.
  54.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 10-11,19,20-21.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, pps. 4-5.
  55.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 4,11,18,19.
  56.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 459.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 March 1942.JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, pps. 9-13.
  57.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, p. 5.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 13.
  58.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 9-10.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 14
  59.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 21, 6 March 1942 – 13 March 1942. JCPML00110/26, pps. 8-9.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, pps. 3-4,14,21.
  60.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 February 1942. JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, pps. 17,21,22-23,24.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, p. 3.
 

61.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, pps. 15-16,17.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, p. 4.

  62.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 461.
Comments by Ken Hall, in Penglase, Joan and Horner, David [Eds], When the War Came to Australia: Memories of the Second World War, Allen and Unwin, Sydney, 1992, quoted in Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 462.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 18.
 

63.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 18.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, p. 4.

  64. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 18.
 

65. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 22, 11 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/27, p. 24.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, pps. 3,4,5-7,11-12

  66. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 170, 25 March 1942, pps. 364-369,380-382,398-400.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, pps. 12,13-17,18,19-24..
  67.Weller Patrick, [Ed.], Caucus Minutes 1901-1949, Minutes of Meetings of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Volume 3, 1932-1949, Melbourne University Press, Clayton, Victoria, 1975, p. 297.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 23, 19 March 1942 – 25 March 1942. JCPML00110/28, pps. 17,18.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald and Sydney Sun, 27 March 1942. JCPML00297/2.
Horner, David, Inside the War Cabinet: directing Australia’s War Effort 1939-45,Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, 1996, p. 223.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 7.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 463.
  68.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 464.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 9.
  69. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, pps. 7,11.
  70.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 7.
  71. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, pps. 7,8,12,13-14.
  72.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald 1 April 1942. JCPML00297/2.
Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 465.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, pps. 8,16-17.
  73. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, pps. 6,8,14,18.
  74. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 8.
  75. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 8.
  76. Argus, 6 April 1942. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, JCPML00297/2.
  77.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, p. 3.
  78.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 467.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, p. 3.
  79. Age, 8 April 1942. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, JCPML00297/2
  80.Horner, David, Inside the War Cabinet: directing Australia’s War Effort 1939-45,Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, 1996, p. 212.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 24, 26 March 1942 – 9 April 1942. JCPML00110/29, p. 24.
  81.Age, 10 April 1942. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, p. 8.
 

82. Daily Telegraph, 11 April 1942. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, JCPML00297/2.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, pps. 3,8,18.

  83. Horner, David, Inside the War Cabinet: directing Australia’s War Effort 1939-45,Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW, 1996, p. 211.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, pps. 8-11,19-20,21,22.
 

84. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 25, 5 April 1942 – 22 April 1942. JCPML00110/30, pps. 4,13-16,24.
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  85. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 26, 15 April 1942 – 27 April 1942. JCPML00110/31, p. 3.
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  90.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Age, 23 April 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  91.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 26, 15 April 1942 – 27 April 1942. JCPML00110/31, pps. 19,20.
  92. Anzac Day message by Curtin, 24 April 1942, A5954/69, Item 2205/1, NAA, quoted in Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 469.
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  93. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 26, 15 April 1942 – 27 April 1942. JCPML00110/31, p. 23.
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  94. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 27, 27 April 1942 – 1 May 1942. JCPML00110/32, p. 3.
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  96 .Weller Patrick, [Ed.], Caucus Minutes 1901-1949, Minutes of Meetings of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Volume 3, 1932-1949, Melbourne University Press, Clayton, Victoria, 1975, p. 298.
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John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 27, 27 April 1942 – 1 May 1942. JCPML00110/32, pps. 10-12.
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98. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 27, 27 April 1942 – 1 May 1942. JCPML00110/32, p. 4.
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  99 .John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Sun, 10 May 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  102.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 28, 1 May 1942 – 13 May 1942. JCPML00110/33, pps. 5-6.
  103. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 28, 1 May 1942 – 13 May 1942. JCPML00110/33, p. 22.
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  107. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 1942, Daily Telegraph, 19 May 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  108. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 29, 13 May 1942 – 29 May 1942. JCPML00110/34, pps. 8,19.
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113. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 171, 27 May 1942, pps. 1560-1563,1577-1583.
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  114. Weller Patrick, [Ed.], Caucus Minutes 1901-1949, Minutes of Meetings of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Volume 3, 1932-1949, Melbourne University Press, Clayton, Victoria, 1975, p. 301.
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116. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 30 May 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  117. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 30, 21 May 1942 – 2 June 1942. JCPML00110/35, p. 16.
  118. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 30, 21 May 1942 – 2 June 1942. JCPML00110/35, p. 22.
 

119.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 and 3 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  120. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 171, 3 June 1942, pps. 2044-2045.
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John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 30, 21 May 1942 – 2 June 1942. JCPML00110/35, p. 3.
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  121. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 171, 3 and 4 June 1942, pps. 2183-2187.
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125. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 32, 5 June 1942 – 24 June 1942. JCPML00110/37, p. 3.

 

126. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 31, 2 June 1942 – 5 June 1942. JCPML00110/36, p. 7.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 32, 5 June 1942 – 24 June 1942. JCPML00110/37, p. 6.

 

127. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 31, 2 June 1942 – 5 June 1942. JCPML00110/36, p. 7.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 32, 5 June 1942 – 24 June 1942. JCPML00110/37, p. 7.

 

128 Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 475.
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129. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 13 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  130. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 15 June 1942 and Sunday Telegraph, 14 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
 

131. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 18 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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132.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sun Pictorial, 19 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  133. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 17 and 20 June 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  134. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of John Fairfax & Sons Pty Ltd. NZ PM Peter Fraser with PM John Curtin, 20 June 1942. JCPML00445/43-44.
  135. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 32, 5 June 1942 – 24 June 1942. JCPML00110/37, p. 15.
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  138. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 33, 25 June 1942 – 8 July 1942. JCPML00110/38, pps. 3,4,6.
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140.Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, p. 49.
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141.Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, p. 51.
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  142. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 33, 25 June 1942 – 8 July 1942. JCPML00110/38, pps. 17,18.
  143. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 July 1942. JCPML00297/2.
  144. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 33, 25 June 1942 – 8 July 1942. JCPML00110/38, p. 9.
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146.Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, p. 53.
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147.Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, p. 54.
John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 33, 25 June 1942 – 8 July 1942. JCPML00110/38, pps. 9,13.

  148. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 9 July 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  150. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 34, 8 July 1942 – 25 July 1942. JCPML00110/39, p. 11.
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  156. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of John Fairfax & Sons Pty Ltd. NZ PM Peter Fraser at Sydney Central station to meet General MacArthur, 22 July 1942. JCPML00445/35-42.
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157. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 34, 8 July 1942 – 25 July 1942. JCPML00110/39, pps. 17-18.
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  158. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Telegraph, 26 July 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  163. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 35, 24 July 1942 – 4 August 1942. JCPML00110/40, pps. 13-14.
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John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 35, 24 July 1942 – 4 August 1942. JCPML00110/40, pps. 15-16,17,18.
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  177. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Curtin Family. List of periods when John Curtin s wife Elsie was in Canberra during the war, n.d. JCPML00398/119.
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  185. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of John Fairfax & Sons Pty Ltd. John & Elsie Curtin returning to Canberra from trip to Brisbane and Sydney, 24 August 1942. JCPML00445/9.
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196. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 81-82.
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197. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 82-83.
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  198. Weller Patrick, [Ed.], Caucus Minutes 1901-1949, Minutes of Meetings of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Volume 3, 1932-1949, Melbourne University Press, Clayton, Victoria, 1975, p. 302.
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200. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 84-85.
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  201. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sunday Telegraph, 4 and 20 September, 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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203. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of David Black. Abstracts of John Curtin's speeches in House of Representatives, Parliamentary Debates, October 1938 - April 1945, JCPML00784/6.Vol. 172, 16 September 1942, pps. 381-386.
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206. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 88-93.
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207. Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 486.
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208. Weller Patrick, [Ed.], Caucus Minutes 1901-1949, Minutes of Meetings of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party, Volume 3, 1932-1949, Melbourne University Press, Clayton, Victoria, 1975, p. 303.
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  209. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 43, 17 September 1942 – 28 September 1942. JCPML00110/48, pps. 17-20.
 

210. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sunday Sun, 27 September, 1942. JCPML00297/2.

  211. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 44, 25 September 1942 – 5 October 1942. JCPML00110/49, p. 13.
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216. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 95-96.
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217.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sunday Telegraph, 4 October 1942, Daily Telegraph, 8 October 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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  218. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 44, 25 September 1942 – 5 October 1942. JCPML00110/49, pps. 12-13.
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220.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 5 October , 1942, Argus, 8 October 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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221.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Curtin Family. List of periods when John Curtin s wife Elsie was in Canberra during the war, nd. JCPML00398/119.
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222.Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 99-100.
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  223.Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 487.
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224.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #2, December 1941 – June 1992, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 October , 1942. JCPML00297/2.
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225. Lloyd, Clem and Hall, Richard [Eds.], Backroom Briefings: John Curtin’s War, National Library of Australia, Canberra 1997, pps. 101-102.
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  226.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 44, 25 September 1942 – 5 October 1942. JCPML00110/49, pps. 9-11,19,47.
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227. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 44, 25 September 1942 – 5 October 1942. JCPML00110/49, pps. 27-28.
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  228. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 44, 25 September 1942 – 5 October 1942. JCPML00110/49, p. 28.
  229.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Curtin Family, Scrapbook #1A, 1918-1945, West Australian, 23 October 1942. JCPML00298/1.
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231. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the J S Battye Library of West Australian History. Volunteer Defence Corps march-past, Perth, 1942. JCPML00139/77.
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  236.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library  Records of West Australian News Ltd. March through Perth, 1,000,000 pounds Austerity Loan, 3 November 1942. JCPML00140/3.
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242. Argus, Melbourne 11, 12 November, 1942 quoted in Day, David, John Curtin, a life, Harper Collins, Pymble, 1999, p. 490.
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  245. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of Tony Rafty. John Curtin speaking at Journalists Club luncheon, November 1942. JCPML00548/1.
 

246. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #3, October 1942 – December 1943, Sydney Morning Herald, 20 November, 1942. JCPML00297/3.
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251. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #3, October 1942 – December 1943, Sydney Morning Herald, 25 November, 1942. JCPML00297/3.
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254.John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Scrapbooks compiled by the Prime Minister’s Office, Scrapbook #3, October 1942 – December 1943, Sydney Morning Herald, 1 December, 1942. JCPML00297/3.
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  255. John Curtin Prime Ministerial Library. Records of the Commonwealth of Australia. Digest of Decisions and Announcements and Important Speeches by the Prime Minister. No. 47, 26 November 1942 – 8 December 1942. JCPML00110/52, pps. 3-4.
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