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Corporate entry Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Commission (1961 - 1990)

Commonwealth of Australia

2 November 1961
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids
Reference No
CA 2576
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Parkville, Victoria


The Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Commission was established in 1961 and continued the work of the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories. The Commission became a public company in 1990, CSL Limited.


 1911 - 1916 Commonwealth Vaccine Depot
       1916 - 1961 Commonwealth Serum Laboratories (CSL)
             1961 - 1990 Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Commission
                   1990 - CSL Limited

Related People

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Commonwealth Serum Laboratories Commission - Records, 1961 - 1982, 82/91; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources


  • Brogan, Alfred H., Committed to Saving Lives: a history of the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Hyland House, South Yarra, Victoria, 1990, 301 pp. Details
  • McCredie, Dando, The Fight Against Disease and CSL's Seventy Year Contribution, Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, Parkville, Victoria, 1986, 60 pp. Details

Online Resources

Ailie Smith