318 Department of External Affairs to Australian Delegation, United Nations
Cablegram 526 CANBERRA, 7 September 1947, 1 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE SECRET
Indonesians have nominated Australia to the Committee of Three.
 Our understanding of Council resolution is that Australia and Belgium  must now agree on third member of Committee.
2. Please consult urgently with Belgian representative on the Council as to- (A) Procedure to be adopted to elect third member;
(B) Steps to be taken at once to initiate substantive operations of Committee.
3. We have our nominee in mind and wish to make an immediate start. Please advise urgently.