This series of miscellaneous items includes a variety of letters, statements, notes, lists, Acts, Bills, Regulations and associated documents relating to their drafting, copies of speeches, newspaper cuttings, memoranda, Queensland Government Gazette notices, copies of documents, reports, leaflets, submissions, conference and seminar papers, discussion papers and training notes, copies of correspondence on various subjects, background papers and printed publications, maps and plans. These items were not attached to any file nor did they relate to the main correspondence or other records. Furthermore, many of these items have not been stamped or marked in accordance with any file registration system. Also included are some loose copies of correspondence received by the department.
The items relate to various subjects including: HIV/AIDS education; restructure and review; management; health; youth affairs; drug and alcohol education; racism and deed of grant in trust transactions, Aboriginal Settlements and Missions' reports, reports on inspection visits to settlements, policy and legislation matters, war census returns, various school reports, building matters and plans, the pearl-shelling industry, employment and wages, training programs, welfare, anthropological studies, inventories, acquisitions, administration matters, social services, industrial developments, law and order, audit reports, various newsletters, copies of press releases, substance abuse, health in general, various councils and committees, land rights, Aboriginal art, estimates of expenditure, accounts and pensions. There is also a group of 43 submissions and other related papers, to a select committee on Aboriginal welfare legislation.