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Corporate entry Advisory Council of Science and Industry (1916 - 1920)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
16 March 1916
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
To
14 September 1920
Functions
Industrial or scientific research
Reference No
CA 492
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Melbourne, Victoria

Summary

In 1916 the Australian Government established the Advisory Council of Science and Industry with an aim to bring a national position to scientific research. Four years later, in 1920, the Council was replaced by the Commonwealth Institute of Science and Industry.

Timeline

 1916 - 1920 Advisory Council of Science and Industry
       1920 - 1926 Commonwealth Institute of Science and Industry
             1926 - 1949 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
                   1949 - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Related People

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - Records, 1916 - 1918, MS 038; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Schedvin, C. B., 'Environment, Economy and Australian Biology 1890-1939', Historical Studies, vol. 21, 1984, pp. 11-28. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith