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Corporate entry Commonwealth Forestry Bureau (1927 - 1946)

From
11 April 1927
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
To
1 April 1946
Functions
Forestry Regulation and Forest or Timber Industries
Reference No
CA 221
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Commonwealth Forestry Bureau was established in 1927 for the purpose of conducting research in areas such as silviculture, forest management and protection. In 1946 it changed its name to the Forestry and Timber Bureau.

Timeline

 1927 - 1946 Commonwealth Forestry Bureau
       1946 - 1978 Forestry and Timber Bureau
             1975 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Forest Research
                   1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark I)
                         1990 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forest Products (mark II)
                         1991 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forestry
                               1990 - 1995 CSIRO Division of Forest Products (mark II)
                               1995 - 2007 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark II)
                               1995 - 2007 CSIRO Division of Forestry and Forest Products (mark II)
                                     2004 - 2007 ENSIS
                                           2007 - 2008 CSIRO Division of Forestry Biosciences
                                                 2008 - CSIRO Division of Plant Industry

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Dargavel, John, Evans, Philip D. and Dadswell, Gordon, 'From Science to Heritage: the History of a Wood Collection', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 25, 2014, pp. 43-54. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith