A collection of videos from our archives.
The Argentine Ant (1956)
The Argentine Ant is extremely adaptable and tenacious and is a more persistent forager than any other species of ant.
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.
An animated film explaining the complex cell division in which the chromosome number is halved, preceding the formation of egg cells and sperm in animals and the higher plants.
War against the rabbit (1954)
The story of one farmer and how he seeks the help of the Victorian Department of Lands and Survey in controlling rabbits.
Soils and foundations (1952)
Identification of the soil type gives the key to its physical properties and bearing capacity, and helps architects and engineers to select the best foundation for a building of any size and structure.
Primary Industry Research – C.S.I.R. (1949)
An abridged version of parts 1-3 of Research Facilities of C.S.I.R.
Structural Fatigue and Air Safety (1949)
A film which outlines new developments in structural testing of aircraft wings by the C.S.I.R.O.’s Division of Aeronautics.