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Corporate entry Australian National Wildlife Collection (ANWC) - CSIRO (1966 - )

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Collection management and Industrial or scientific research
GPO Box 284, Canberra, Australian National Territory 2601


Established by the CSIRO in 1966, the Australian National Wildlife Collection was gazetted by the Federal Government in 1976. The Collection has been under the control of several CSIRO Divisions, in 2002 it is part of Sustainable Ecosystems.

From their Web site, April 2002: "The primary goal of the Australia National Wildlife Collection is the provision of a national reference record of Australia's vertebrate fauna: its mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians."

Published resources

Edited Books

  • Davis, William E., Recher, Harry E., Boles, Walter E. and Jackson, Jerome A. eds, Contributions to the History of Australasian Ornithology (Cambridge (Mass.) : Nuttall Ornithological Club, 2008), 481 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Giese, Diana, 'The Australian National Wildlife Collection', National Library of Australia News (2002), 19-21. Details


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