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Corporate entry Joint Tropical Research Unit (JTRU) (1962 - 1977)

1 October 1962
Innisfail, Queensland, Australia
24 October 1977
Medical Research and Defence Research
Reference No
CA 2796
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Innisfail, Queensland


The Joint Tropical Research Unit was established in 1962 as a joint research unit controlled by both the Australian and British Governments. An amalgamation took place between the Joint Tropical Research Unit and the Army Tropical Trials Establishment in 1977, forming the Joint Tropical Trial Research Establishment.


 1962 - 1977 Joint Tropical Research Unit (JTRU)
       1977 - 1988 Joint Tropical Trials Research Establishment (JTTRE)

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