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Corporate entry CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research (1962 - 1982)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

From
2 July 1962
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
To
1982
Functions
Industrial or scientific research and Veterinary or Animal Health Industries
Reference No
CA 4458
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

Previously the CSIRO's Wildlife Survey Section, the Division of Wildlife Research existed until 1982, when it was replaced by the Division of Wildlife and Rangelands Research. The Division was responsible for research into Australia's population of birds and mammals.

Timeline

 1949 - 1962 CSIRO Wildlife Survey Section
       1962 - 1982 CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research
             1982 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Rangelands Research
                   1987 - 2000 CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology
                         2000 - CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems

Related People

  • Carrick, Robert (? - 1988)

    Founder of the Australian Bird Banding Scheme in the CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research

    Date: 1953 - 1965

  • Davies, Stephen John James Frank (1935 - )

    Helena Valley Laboratory, Western Australia, Division of Wildlife Research CSIRO Officer-in-Charge (1969 - 1983)

    Date: 1964 - 1984

  • Forshaw, Joseph

    Biologist at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO

    Date: 1960 - 1974

  • Fullagar, Peter (1938 - )

    Worked at Division of Wildlife Research CSIRO, retiring as Senior Research Scientist

    Date: 1964 - 1992

  • Knight, Frank (1941 - )

    Field and Laboratory Assistant, Division of Wildlife Research CSIRO (1959 - 1966) Divisional Illustrator, Division of Wildlife Research CSIRO (1966 - 1989)

    Date: 1959 - 1989

  • Newsome, Alan Eric (1935 - 2007)

    Acting Chief of Division

    Date: 1981 - 1982

  • Reilly, Pauline Neura (1918 - 2011)

    Honorary Regional Victorian Organiser of the Australian Bird Banding Scheme at the CSIRO Division of Wildlife Research

    Date: 1964 - 1981

  • Robinson, Frank Norman (1911 - 1997)

    Set up the Division of Wildlife's first sound laboratory, CSIRO (1961 - 1965) Worked in Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO, Perth (1965 - 1971)

    Date: 1961 - 1971

  • Sharman, Geoffrey Bruce (1925 - )

    Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO (1962 - 1963) Senior Principal Research Scientist at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO (1964 - 1965)

    Date: 1962 - 1965

  • Stodart, Eleanor

    Worked at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO

  • Tyndale-Biscoe, Cecil Hugh (Hugh) (1929 - )

    Senior Principal Research Scientist and Leader of the Marsupial Biology Group at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO Canberra (1976 - 1978) Acting Chief at the Division of Wildlife Research, CSIRO (1980 - 1981)

    Date: 1976 - 1981

Published resources

Books

  • Historical Directory of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, 1926-1976, CSIRO, Canberra, 1978, 101 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Erickson, Rica, 'Serventy, Dominic Louis (1904-1988), Ornithologist and Conservationsit', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 406-7. Details

Ailie Smith