This series consists of reports of proceedings, debates, resolutions, etc. of conferences involving the Commonwealth, premiers, treasurers and other state ministers and also reports, meeting minutes and agenda papers of the Australian Loan Council. These records cover a range of financial agreements between the Commonwealth and State Governments, and have been compiled in one series by Treasury.
Conferences records are variously titled "Premiers' Conference", "Conference of Commonwealth and State Ministers", "Interstate Conference", etc. Included are reports of meetings between the Commonwealth and Premiers, between the Commonwealth and State Ministers, between all State Treasurers, etc.
The Australian Loan Council is a Commonwealth-State Ministerial Council, established in 1928, to coordinate public sector borrowing. It comprises the Australian Government Treasurer as Chairman, and state and territory Treasurers. Loan Council records include meetings, agendas, agenda papers, reports, appendices, etc.