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Chapter seven

Last updated 11 November 2010

  1. Ian Macfarlane, The Search for Stability, Boyer Lectures 2006, ABC Books, Sydney, pp.25-26.
  2. Australians, Events and Places, pp.194-195, 197, 199;
  3. AJ Grassby, A Multi-cultural Society for the Future, Canberra, Australian Government Publishing Service, 1973, p.1.
  4. Annual report 1974-75, p.8, Australians, Events and Places, p.198, Sherrington, pp.160, 162; Bob Birrell, '1972-2000', in Andrew Marcus (ed) Building a New Community, Immigration and the Victorian Community, St Leonards, 2001, p.5.
  5. Sherington, pp.164, 168.
  6. These developments are chronicled in Australians, Events and Places, pp.193-203.
  7. Australians, Events and Places, pp.193, 195-196, 198-199, 200, 203; ATO Story, The 1970s; Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office (part 2).
  8. ATO Story, The 1970s.
  9. Memoranda, 11 April 1975, 15 May 1975, 16 May 1975, 22 May 1975, Letter, c. August 1975, M323/1/1 (4) CRS A7073, NAA; Australians, Events and Places, pp.192-194, 198-200.
  10. File minute, 27 August 1974, Item M294/1/5 (1), CRS A7073, NAA; Australians, Events and Places, p.199; Annual report 1971-72, p.16; Annual report 1977-78, p.11; Interviews with Robert Deuchar, Peter Simpson.
  11. Official Year Book, No. 56, 1970, p.555; Official Year Book, No. 64, 1980, p.598; Annual report 1970-71, p.21; Annual report 1973-74, p.20; Annual report 1979-80, pp.3, 30.
  12. Annual report 1971-72, p.5.
  13. Annual report 1969-70, pp.3-4; Interviews with Mike Bond, Trevor Boucher, Kevin Fitzpatrick.
  14. Annual report 1969-70, p.5; Annual report 1970-71, pp.6-7; Annual report 1971-72, pp.5-6; Annual report 1977-78, pp.5-6; Annual report 1978-79, p.5; Annual report 1979-80, p.6; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Bruce Jones, Jeff Piggott, Elliot Reich, Graham Rowe.
  15. Annual report 1971-72, pp.6-7; Annual report 1974-75, p.10; Interviews with Brenda Beutel, Tracy Breckweg, Kathryn Hedger, Mick Lyons, Ken Read, Philip Richards.
  16. Annual report 1974-75, p.10; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Philip Frain, Brian Power, Graham Rowe.
  17. Interview with Graham Rowe, 21 May 2009.
  18. Annual report 1971-72, p.6; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Bruce Jones, Graham Rowe, Jack Wheeler.
  19. Annual report 1975-76, p.8; Annual report 1978-79, pp.4-6; Interviews with Brian Power, Philip Richards, Graham Rowe.
  20. File minute, 4 September 1974, Memorandum, 1 April 1975, Item J10/72 (8), CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1975-76, p.11; Annual report 1976-77, p.8; Annual report 1977-78, p.6; Annual report 1978-79, p.5; Interviews with Brian Power, Jack Wheeler.
  21. The rapid growth of the ATO computer system can be followed in: Annual report 1974-75, pp.9-10; Annual report 1975-76, pp.8-10; Annual report 1976-77, pp.6-8; Annual report 1977-78, pp.4-6; Interview with Bruce Jones.
  22. Annual report 1976-77, p.7; Annual report 1977-78, p.6; Annual report 1978-79, p.5; Annual report 1980-81, p.6; Interview with Denis Cortese.
  23. Annual report 1970-71, p.9; Annual report 1971-72, pp.7-8; Annual report 1972-73, pp.9-10; Annual report 1973-74, p.6.
  24. Letter, 17 January 1974, Item J336/6 (1), Letter, 11 April 1975, Item J336/8, CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1974-75, p.13; ATO Story, ATO History, Chronology.
  25. Letter, 31 January 1973, Memorandum, 5 February 1973, Letter, c. November 1973, File minute, 24 July 1974, Item J336/6 (1), Letter, 24 February 1975, Item J336/6 (2), Notes of meeting, 19 October 1974, Item J336/8, CRS A7073, NAA; Annual report 1973-74, p.12.
  26. Annual report 1974-75, p.10; Letter, 21 December 1976, Item, J336.9, CRS 7073, NAA.
  27. Department of Environment, Housing and Community Development, Regionalisation of the Australian Taxation Office - The Parramatta Office, December 1976, item, J336/9, CRS A7073, NAA; Interviews with Brian Power, Bruce Quigley.
  28. Parramatta Newsletter, commemorative issue, June 1990.
  29. Annual report 1964-65, pp.10-14; Letter, 22 December 1974, Item J336/6 (1), CRS A7073, NAA; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Brent Kerr, Jack Wheeler.
  30. Annual report 1975-76, p.14; Annual report 1976-77, p.10; ATO Story, The 1970s; ATO Story, Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office (part 2); Interviews with Trevor Boucher, Bill O'Reilly, Jack Wheeler.
  31. ATO Story, The 1970s.
  32. Interviews with Trevor Boucher, Phil Frain, Bruce Jones, Michael Osborne, Brian Power, Graeme Sykes, Jack Wheeler.
  33. Interview with Brian Power, 22 October 2009.
  34. Australians, Events and Places, p.195; Annual report 1973-74, p.6; ATO Story, Information materials and statistical data about women in the ATO; Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69; Interview with Fun Lam, Denise Howell.
  35. Annual report 1972-73, p.9; Annual report 1974-75, pp.13-14; Interview with Bruce Jones.
  36. Annual report 1975-76, p.10.
  37. Annual report 1974-75, p.68; Australians, Events and Places, pp.194-95; ATO Story, Information materials and statistical data about women in the ATO; The 1970s.
  38. Interviews with Fun Lam, Denise Howell, Bruce Quigley.
  39. Grealy; Interviews with Philip Black, Mike Bond, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Karen Freuen, Dennis Hewitt, Rick McEvoy, Julie Pitman, Melinda Reed, Greg Wheeler, Christopher Whorlow, Bruce Quigley, Craig Wynn-Jones.
  40. ATO Story, The 1970s; Information Materials 1910-19 to 1960-69; Interviews with Michael Carmody, Bruce Jones, Rick Matthews, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Logs; Interviews with Sue Anderson, Mike Bond, Trevor Boucher, Bill Boynton, David Butler, Michael Carmody, Denis Cortese, Phil Frain, Bruce Jones, John McCarthy, Rick McEvoy, Michael Monaghan, Ted Newton, Bill O'Reilly, Michael Osborne, Jeff Piggott, Elliot Reich, Bruce Quigley, Peter Simpson, Gay Spencer, Graeme Sykes, Raelene Vivian, Jack Wheeler.
  41. Interview with Mike Bond, 24 March 2009.
  42. Interviews with David Butler, Damian Byrnes, Philip Doolan, Alan Green, Margaret Green, Richard Green, Mick Lyons, Greg Wheeler.
  43. Interviews with Carolyn Kelly, Christopher Whorlow.
  44. The staff magazines published by outside printers had all disappeared by the early 1970s. Email from Lionel Jones; Interview with Greg L Wheeler.
  45. Interview with Kevin Fitzpatrick, 21 May 2009.
  46. Annual report 1970-71, p.29; Annual report 1971-72, p.27; Annual report 1974-75, p.28; Annual report 1977-78, p.22.
  47. Annual report 1970-71, p.19; Annual report 1971-72, pp.16-19; Annual report 1973-74, pp.10-11; Annual report 1974-75, pp.15-16; Annual report 1975-76, pp.13-14; Annual report 1976-77, p.9; Annual report 1977-78, pp.7-8; Annual report 1978-79, p.6; Annual report 1979-80, p.19; Interviews with Michael Monaghan, Bruce Jones.
  48. ATO Story, Interviews with Greg Farr, Michael Carmody, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Interviews with Kevin Fitzpatrick, Bruce Jones, Michael Monaghan, Bruce Quigley.
  49. Annual report 1970-71, p.9; Annual report 1971-72, p.2; Annual report 1974-75, p.8; Interviews with Robert Deuchar, John McCarthy, Ken Read, Roger Sullivan.
  50. Interview with Robert Deuchar, 22 October 2009.
  51. Annual report 1975-76, p.6; Annual report 1978-79, pp.10-11; Interview with Gerald Barry.
  52. Interview with Kevin Fitzpatrick, 21 May 2009.
  53. Annual report 1970-71, p.12; Annual report 1973-74, p.13; Interviews with Gerald Barry, Kevin Fitzpatrick, Jennie Granger, Lindy Kerr, Jill Jenkins, Rick McEvoy, Michael Monaghan, Roger Sullivan, Graeme Sykes, Anne Van Loon.
  54. Interview with Peter Simpson.
  55. Interview with Peter Simpson, 30 April 2009.
  56. Annual report 1971-72, p.10; Annual report 1976-77, p.65; Annual report 1977-78, p.121; Annual report 1978-79, p.76; Annual report 1979-80, pp.101, 110.
  57. Smith, pp.110-114; ATO Story, Commissioners of the Australian Taxation Office (part 2).
  58. Smith, pp.104-106.
  59. Smith, pp.108-113, 117.
  60. This period discussed in detail in: Trevor Boucher, Blatant, Artificial and Contrived: Tax Schemes of the 70s and 80s, ATO, Canberra, 2010.
  61. Annual report 1970-71, p.5; Annual report 1974-75, pp.5-7.
  62. Annual report 1977-78, p.4.
  63. Interview with Trevor Boucher.
  64. ATO Story, Interview with Michael Carmody, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Log; Smith, pp.117-118; Interview with Trevor Boucher.
  65. Annual report 1978-79, pp.8-10, 12; Interview with Trevor Boucher.
  66. Annual report 1975-76, pp.5-6; Annual report 1976-77, pp.5-6; Annual report 1977-78, p.7; Annual report 1978-79, pp.4, 7-8, 10; ATO Story, Interviews with Michael D'Ascenzo, Greg Farr, Oral History Program, Interview Tape Logs; Interviews with Denis Cortese, Robert Deuchar.