243 Department of External Affairs to Hodgson, Makin, Beasley and Officer

Cablegrams P275, 1640, 312, 124 CANBERRA, 25 November 1946

SECRET

South Pacific Regional Advisory Commission.

1. Please advise officially Government to which you are accredited that the Australian and New Zealand Governments propose to convene South Seas Commission Conference in Canberra on 21st January, 1947, and that it is hoped that they will find this date convenient. Australia will be represented on Ministerial level including Minister for External Affairs. Agenda will be communicated shortly.

2. Glad if you could ascertain and advise at earliest possible moment approximate number of delegates; advisers and other staff to be included in the delegation.

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