A collection of videos from our archives.
CSIRO Medals 2002 – Chairman’s Medal – Seabed Ore Systems Team
Ray Binns and colleagues (CSIRO Exploration and Mining). For their world leadership in the discovery and scientific investigation of active ore-forming systems on the ocean floor of the southwest Pacific.
The Mutton Birds of Bass Strait (1956)
The Mutton Bird (Puffinus tenuirostris) has been the basis of a successful, if little-known, Tasmanian industry for more than a century. Each year millions of fledglings are harvested for their carcasses and oil.
CSIRO Medals 2002 – Research achievement – Fowl Adenovirus Chicken Interferon Gamma Team
John Lowenthal, Mike Johnson and colleagues (CSIRO Livestock Industries). For the development and commercialisation of a new health product for […]
Bob Dawson – a man of the land (1976)
99-year-old South Australian farmer Bob Dawson reminisces about his association with CSIRO in studying the importance of cobalt for animal nutrition - an association that began in 1935.
An Approach to the Production of Secure Durable Bank Notes (1974)
Australia's new decimal currency was released on 14 February 1966 and when forgeries were detected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) commenced a long collaboration with CSIRO with the aim of providing a polymer based note with optically variable security devices. This film was produced for a meeting in 1974 attended by the RBA Governor and the CSIRO Chairman to demonstrate a proof of concept.
Birth of the red kangaroo (1965)
This remarkable film record of marsupial birth shows mating, the female's preparation for the birth of her young and, finally, the birth itself.
CSIRO Medals 2005 – Business Excellence Medal – Total Wellbeing Diet publication team
Manny Noakes, Dr Peter Clifton and colleagues (CSIRO Health Sciences and Nutrition). For the publication of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing […]
The Living Soil (1982)
Without spoken commentary, this film depicts both the life of the soil and the life within it.