Press statements, speeches, clippings, reports, submissions to parliamentary committees, conference proceedings, transcripts, printed matter, etc., 1972-1977, collected in his work as a journalist. The papers relate to Aborigines, ACT growth and self government, energy sources, health, industry, Papua New Guinea 1960-1961, population, science, the environment, welfare, universities, urban planning and women's affairs. Also clippings, policy statements and speeches relating to the 1974, 1975 and 1977 federal elections, agenda and debates from the 1976 Constitutional Convention and proceedings of 1973, 1975 and 1977 ALP Federal Conferences. Also includes notes made by Castellari during a visit to Japan on the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission and H. Pierson's diary of the delivery journey of the 'S' Class Submarines in 1919 and copy of Navy News with printed article on Pierson's diary.
The Acc 04/278 instalment comprises papers, primarily relating to Castellari's book The fire of experience (1994), and includes correspondence, notes and draft material, interview transcripts, research material, newspaper clippings and other printed material, together with drafts of writings by others including Michelle Grattan's speech "Reporting on federal politics", Chris O'Sullivan's book Woman alone: the life and times of Ettie Annie Rout, and two euolgies by Jack Waterford for Bruce Juddery and Gay Davidson.