A collection of videos from our archives.
Down to Earth – Episode 1: Treating clay soil (1990)
This episode shows how to treat clay sub-soil before establishing a garden.
CSIRO Medals 2006 – Research achievement – Air Cargo Scanner
Brian Sowerby, James Tickner (CSIRO Minerals). For developing a world-first air cargo scanner for interrogating consolidated air cargo for contraband such as drugs and explosives.
The C.S.I.R. Research Facilities – Part 3: The Pastoral Industry (1946)
The third of five films on C.S.I.R.’s research facilities, produced for the Commonwealth Scientific Conference held in London in 1946.
The Australian Milking Zebu (1977)
Heat, disease and parasites prevent European breeds of dairy cattle from realising their full potential for milk production in tropical areas. Cattle native to these regions are hardy and adapted to the conditions but are poor milk producers.
The Pleuro Story (1973)
Bovine Contagious Pleuropneumonia was once the most-dreaded disease of the Australian cattle industry. Introduced into Australia in 1858, it spread to all the major cattle areas causing the loss of livestock markets, both local and overseas.
CSIRO Medals 2003 – Lifetime Achievement – Dr Michael Freer
Mike Freer (CSIRO Plant Industry). For his pioneering work in grazing systems science in Australia and its application to help […]
The Computer “CSIRAC” (1965)
Think you’re an early adopter? CSIRAC was an automatic digital computer, the fifth computer of its kind ever built. It weighed 7,000 kg and had a RAM of 768 words.
Novel Polymer Membrane Mimics Nature (2007)
Fantastic plastic – new plastic membrane that mimics pores found in plants and has applications in water, energy and climate […]