9 Department of External Affairs to Hood

Cablegram G82 CANBERRA, 11 August 1947, 4 p.m.

SECRET

Your UNSCOP 6.

Minister regards it as most important that you should at this stage take no line against partition. He is anxious that Australia should not be committed on Palestine questions without prior consultation, and stresses the fact-finding nature of the Special Committee.

[AA : A1068, M47/17/1/2]