My cablegram of 13th June  and your telegram 180 of 16th June in reply , His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth of Australia has approved of the following being made available to the United Kingdom:-
(1) One armed merchant cruiser and one sloop at once and a further sloop at the end of July for use in the East Indies;
(2) One extra squadron of Hudsons and one squadron of Wirraways for employment to release R.A.F. units at Singapore;
and propose that the necessary detailed arrangements to give effect thereto be made direct between the Australian Naval and Air Departments and the Admiralty and Air Ministry respectively.