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."
Controlling Corporate Bodies
- 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
- Giese, Diana, 'The Australian National Wildlife Collection', National Library of Australia News (2002), 19-21. Details
Created: 10 April 2002, Last modified: 11 August 2016