Australian Taxation Office sources
This is a collection of information and artefacts collected in the early 2000s. Since the research for this history was undertaken the collection has been reinvigorated and some changes made to its arrangement.
ATO History, Chronology
Collection of statements, notes, quotes and yarns
Informational Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69'
Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office (part 2)
Commonwealth Taxation: A Brief History
Information materials and statistical data about women in the ATO
Oral History Program, Interview Tape Logs
Our Story, Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office
Profiles of the ATO officers
Canberra bushfire booklet, Thoughts, Support and Well-wishes
Official Welcome Home, Sydney Town Hall, Friday 10th May, 1946
Official Souvenir Program, 5th Biennial Taxation Offices Interstate Sporting Carnival
Program, Taxation Follies of 1945
Program, The Quaker Girl, April 1945
Program, Christmas Frolics, 1950
Speech, Trevor Boucher, 31 October 1990
Firmino dos Santos
Simon Le Maistre
Anne Van Loon
National Office Library
Annual reports of the Commissioner of Taxation (various individual titles).
Conference of Commonwealth and State Commissioners of Taxation to Discuss the Recommendations of the Royal Commission on Taxation held in Canberra, 15th May 1934, Proceedings and Decisions of Conference.
Conference of Commonwealth and State Commissioners of Taxation and Representatives to discuss the Recommendations of the Royal Commission on Taxation held in Melbourne, 8 August 1935, Proceedings and Decisions of Conference.
Departmental Rulings Regarding Deductions Under Section 23, 1925.
Joy, A History of Taxation by the Australian Government.
Ready Reckoner, Federal Income Tax, 1935.
Robert Ewing, Taxes and their Incidence, Melbourne University Press, 1926.
Annual report 2008-09.
News Extra (2003-).
From miscellaneous ATO sources
Trevor Boucher, Blatant, artificial and contrived: Tax schemes of the 70s and 80s, ATO, Canberra, 2010.
Celebrating the Eightieth Anniversary of the Taxation RSL Sub-branch.
Deputy Commissioners Conference, Notes from the opening address by Mr TPW Boucher, Commissioner of Taxation, 11 July 1984, supplied by Trevor Boucher.
Employee communication; from Commissioner Michael D'Ascenzo, email, 3 December 2009.
John Grealy, Taxation Rugby League, Football Club Reunion, 1992.
Office Minute, Investment in our Future Directions, Commissioner to National Program Managers, 17 January 2006, supplied by Commissioner's office.
Parramatta Newsletter, commemorative issue June 1990.
Program, Eighth Taxation Interstate Sporting Carnival, Brisbane, 30 September to 5 October, 1962.
Queensland Taxation Sports Association, First Annual Report, 1938-39.
Queensland Taxation Sports and Social Association, Annual Report, 1953-54.
Tax Administration: Issues and Directions, Address by Commissioner of Taxation, Michael Carmody, to the Taxation Institute of Australia (Victorian Branch), Melbourne, 16 February 1993, Legislative Services Group Bulletin No.78, copy supplied by Kevin Fitzpatrick.
Tax annual 1959, Annual Report of Queensland Taxation Sports and Social Association
Tax Topics (Perth branch), March and April 1966.
E Ronald Walker, The Australian Economy in War and Reconstruction, New York, 1947.
Graeme Alpin, SG Foster and Michael McKernan (eds), Australians, Events and Places, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Associates, Broadway, NSW, 1987.
Gerald E Caiden, Career Service, An Introduction to the History of Personnel Administration in the Commonwealth Public Service of Australia, 1901-1961, Melbourne University Press, 1965.
LF Fitzhardinge, That Fiery Particle 1862-1914, A Political Biography of William Morris Hughes, Volume 1, Sydney, 1978.
AJ Grassby, A Multicultural Society for the Future, Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1973.
Ian Macfarlane, The Search for Stability, Boyer Lectures 2006, ABC Books, Sydney, 2006.
Geoffrey Sherrington, Australia's Immigrants, 1788-1988, Second edition, Sydney, 1990.
Julie P Smith, Taxing Popularity, The Story of Taxation in Australia, Australian Tax Research Foundation, Research Study No.43, 2004.
Roger C Thompson, Religion in Australia: A History, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2002.
Wray Vamplew (ed), Australians, Historical Statistics, Fairfax, Syme & Weldon Associates, Broadway, NSW, 1987.
Newspapers and magazines
Australian Financial Review
Savvy & Sage
The Sydney Morning Herald
Commonwealth Parliamentary Debates
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia 1901-1910
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia, No.13
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia, No.23, 1930
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia, No.33, 1940
Official Year Book of the Commonwealth of Australia No 56, 1970
Year Book of Australia, No 64, 1980
National Archives of Australia (record series)
Bob Birrell, '1972-2000', in Andrew Marcus (ed), Building a New Community, Immigration and the Victorian Community, St Leonards, 2001.
Gerard Griffin, Union Mergers in Australia: Top Down Strategic Restructuring, Working Paper 80, National Key Centre in Industrial Relations, Monash University, Melbourne, April 2002.
P. D. Groenewegen, 'Ewing, Robert (1871-1957)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 8, Melbourne University Press, 1981, pp 453-454.
Heather Radi, 'Bruce, Stanley Melbourne [Viscount Bruce]
(1883-1967)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 7, Melbourne University Press, 1979, pp 453-461.
Malcolm Tull and Leigh Edmonds, 'Competition Policy', Historical Encyclopaedia of Western Australia, Jenny Gregory and Jan Gothard (eds), University of Western Australia Press, Crawley, 2009.
World wide web
Australian War Memorial, www.awm.gov.auExternal Link
Australian Bureau of Statistics, www.abs.gov.auExternal Link
Roger Clarke, Origin and nature of the internet in Australia, www.rogerclarke.com/II/OzI04.htmlExternal Link
Inspector-General of Taxation, www.igt.gov.auExternal Link
Board of Taxation, www.taxboard.gov.auExternal LinkA brief history of the Australian Taxation Office.