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  • Chapter six

    1. Australians, Events and Places, pp.182, 188, 192; ATO Story, ATO History, Chronology.
    2. Annual report 1959-60, p.32; Annual report 1960-61, pp.26, 37; Annual report 1964-65, pp.29-30; Smith, pp.106-107.
    3. Press notice, 10 April 1962, Memorandum, 10 April 1962, J304/15 (7), CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1962-63, p.13.
    4. Annual report 1963-64, pp.8, 10; Annual report 1964-65, p.10; Annual report 1965-66, pp.8, 18; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers; The 1960s; Interviews with John McCarthy, Rick McEvoy.
    5. Interview with John McCarthy, 3 December 2009.
    6. Australians, Historical Statistics, pp.26, 142; Australians, Events and Places, pp.182, 184-185; Official Year Book No. 56, 1970, p.555.
    7. Annual report 1959-60, p.13; Annual report 1962-63, p.13; Annual report 1969-70, pp.9, 14, 16, 18.
    8. ATO Story, Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69.
    9. Annual report 1959-60, p.10; Annual report 1960-61, p.10; Annual report 1961-62, p.10; Annual report 1962-63, p.10; Annual report 1963-64, p.10; Annual report 1966-67, p.3; Annual report 1967-68, p.4; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers; Interviews with Philip Black, Denis Cortese, Gus Falkenhagen, Roger Sullivan, Graeme Sykes, Marcus Wearne.
    10. Annual report 1959-60, p.10; Annual report 1960-61, p.10; Annual report 1961-62, pp.8, 10; Annual report 1962-63, p.10; Annual report 1963-64, p.10; Annual report 1964-65, p.10; Annual report 1965-66, p.10; Annual report 1966-67, p.3; Annual report 1967-68, pp.3-4; ATO Story, Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69; Interviews with Gerald Barry, Lee Cowie, Jennie Granger, Carolyn Rawson.
    11. ATO Story, The 1960s; Interviews with Tracy Breckweg, Gus Falkenhagen, Beverley Francis, Bruce Jones, Carolyn Kelly, Lindy Kerr, Jill Jenkins, John Lawrie, Keith Love, Mick Lyons, Rick McEvoy, Pam Mitchell, Brian Power, Raelene Vivian; Greg Wheeler.
    12. ATO Story, Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69; Interviews with Gus Falkenhagen, Beverley Francis, Carolyn Kelly, Keith Love.
    13. Program, Eighth Taxation Interstate Sporting Carnival, Brisbane, 30 September to 5 October, 1962; Interviews with Kevin Fitzpatrick, Michael Osborne, Carolyn Rawson, Philip Richards, Graeme Sykes.
    14. Foreword by Commissioner O'Sullivan, Program, Eighth Taxation Interstate Sporting Carnival, Brisbane, 30 September to 5 October, 1962.
    15. ATO Story, Interview with Bruce Jones, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Interviews with Karen Freuen, Jack Wheeler. A sense of the spirit of the times can be gained from flicking through the pages of staff magazines from this period.
    16. Caiden, p.336. Many tax officers I interviewed spoke of their arrival at the ATO in these terms, for example, interviews with Denis Cortese, Firmino dos Santos, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Bruce Jones, Ted Newton, Anna Pizzonia, Carolyn Rawson, Craig Wynn-Jones.
    17. This was a theme in several interviews, for example, interview with Mike Bond. Profiles of several ATO families appear in Tax Topics (Perth branch), March and April 1966.
    18. ATO Story, Interview with Greg Farr, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Chris Flynn, Karen Freuen, Marcus Wearne, Craig Wynn-Jones.
    19. ATO Story, Collection of statements, notes, quotes and yarns; Interviews with Brian Power, Lee Cowie, Gus Falkenhagen, Beverley Francis, Jennie Granger, Erin Holland, Lindy Kerr, Jill Jenkins, Mick Lyons, Pam Mitchell, Ted Newton, Anna Pizzonia, Carolyn Rawson, Philip Richards.
    20. Australians, Events and Places, pp.183, 186, 188-190.
    21. Participation and casualty figures from the Australian War Memorial, www.awm.gov.au; Australians, Events and Places, pp.185-188, 190, 192-193; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers.
    22. Revenews 1968, ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers.
    23. Many of the events that led to these cultural changes are given in Australians, Events and Places, pp.181-187, 190-191; ATO Story, The 1960s; Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69.
    24. Geoffrey Sherrington, Australia's Immigrants, 1788-1988, Second edition, Sydney, 1990, pp.142-160; Australians, Events and Places, p.180.
    25. Australians, Events and Places, pp.182, 184, 187-189, 191-192.
    26. Australians, Events and Places, pp.182, 188, 191, 193-194; ATO Story, Interview with Bruce Jones, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Interview with Christine Lucas, Maree Harmon.
    27. Annual report 1965-66, p.16; Annual report 1969-70, p.17; Interviews with Margaret Haly, Carolyn Kelly.
    28. Australians, Events and Places, p.186; ATO Story, Interviews with Michael Carmody, Greg Farr, Bruce Jones, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Interviews with Mike Bond, Karen Freuen, Philip Richards.
    29. Interview with Mike Bond, 24 March 2009.
    30. Annual report 1969-70, pp.20-21; ATO Story, Interviews with Greg Farr and Bruce Jones, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Profile of the ATO officers; Interviews with Mike Bond, Trevor Boucher, Philip Richards, Peter Simpson.
    31. Annual report 1969-70, p.20; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers; Interviews with Mike Bond, Trevor Boucher, Denise Cortese, Robert Deuchar, Liz Elwood, Beverley Francis, Bruce Jones, Melinda Reed, Peter Simpson, Roger Sullivan, Raelene Vivian.
    32. Interview with Denis Cortese, 8 April 2010.
    33. ATO Story, Interviews with Michael Carmody, Bruce Jones, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; ATO Story, The 1960s; Interviews with Gerald Barry, Mike Bond, Beverley Francis, Jennie Granger, Margaret Haly, Lindy Kerr, Jill Jenkins, Mick Lyons, John McCarthy, Rick McEvoy, Neil Olesen, Brian Power, Ken Read, Peter Simpson, Graeme Sykes, Anne Van Loon.
    34. Interview with Peter Simpson, 30 April 2009.
    35. ATO Story, Interviews with Michael Carmody, Greg Farr, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; ATO Story, Profile of the ATO officers; Interviews with Mike Bond, Jennie Granger, Peter Simpson, Anne Van Loon.
    36. Annual report 1964-65, p.8; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Lindy Kerr, Jill Jenkins, Peter Simpson, Jack Wheeler.
    37. Interview with Trevor Boucher, 20 May 2009.
    38. Annual report 1959-60, p.16; ATO Story, Our Story, Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office; Interview with Bill Boynton.
    39. Memorandum, 13 July 1959, Item O'Sullivan JD, CRS A6899, NAA; Annual report 1958-59, p.16; Annual report 1959-60, p.47.
    40. File paper, 5 August 1960, Memorandum, 12 November 1960, Press release, November 1960, Item O'Sullivan JD, CRS A6899, NAA; Annual report 1959-60, p.16; Annual report 1962-63, p.17.
    41. Minute, 20 November 1962, Executive Council Minute 22, c. 1963, Memorandum, 30 October 1964, Undated file note, Item Canavan DL, CRS A6899, NAA; Annual report 1964-65, p.18; ATO Story, The 1960s.
    42. ATO Story, Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office.
    43. Interview with Trevor Boucher.
    44. ATO Story, Profile of the ATO offices.
    45. Minutes of Deputy Commissioner's Conference, June 1963, File minute, 26 June 1964, Memorandum, 19 August 1964, Letter, 24 August 1964, File minute, 14 December 1964; Letter, 23 March 1965, Item J336/4 (2), CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1960-61, p.27; Annual report 1964-65, p.31; Annual report 1965-66, p.29.
    46. Letter, 23 March 1965, Item J336/4 (2), CRS A7073, NAA.
    47. Memoranda, 12 July 1965, 11 December 1965, Item J336/4 (2), CRS A7073, NAA.
    48. Memorandum, 22 April 1966, Letter, 3 June 1966; Letter, 7 June 1966, Item J336/4 (2), File minute, 17 September 1974, Item M323/1/1 (4), CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1967-68, p.5; Annual report 1968-69, pp.4-5.
    49. Annual report 1960-61, p.8; Annual report 1961-62, p.8; Annual report 1962-63, p.10; Annual report 1963-64, p.10; Interviews with Trevor Boucher, Denis Cortese.
    50. Annual report 1964-65, p.8; Annual report 1965-66, p.8; Annual report 1966-67, p.3; Annual report 1967-68, p.3.
    51. Interview with Jack Wheeler, 4 December 2009.
    52. Annual report 1966-67, p.17; Annual report 1969-70, pp.17, 20-21.
    53. The details of the ATO's organisation to introduce the new system are found in memorandums and minutes of meetings between 1964 and 1966 on Items J10/72 (4) and J10/71 (5), CRS A7073, NAA.
    54. 4 July 1967.
    55. Memorandum, 10 August 1965, Item J10/72 (4), Memorandum, 17 August 1965, File minute, 21 September 1965, Item J10/72 (5), CRS A7073, NAA.
    56. The details of the ATO's first computer systems and use are found in Items J10/72 (5) and J10/72 (6), CRS A7073, NAA; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Bruce Jones, Graham Rowe.
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