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Corporate entry Australian Atomic Energy Commission (1952 - 1981)

Commonwealth of Australia

From
27 November 1952
Coogee, New South Wales, Australia
To
31 March 1981
Functions
Advisory or regulatory body and Energy
Reference No
CA 278
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Coogee, New South Wales

Summary

The Australian Atomic Energy Commission was established in November 1952, replacing the Atomic Energy Policy Committee.

Timeline

 1949 - 1952 Industrial Atomic Energy Policy Committee
       1952 Atomic Energy Policy Committee
             1952 - 1981 Australian Atomic Energy Commission
                   1958 - 1981 Australian Atomic Energy Commission, Research Establishment
                   1981 - 1987 Australian Atomic Energy Commission Research Laboratories
                         1981 - 1987 CSIRO Division of Energy Chemistry
                         1981 - 1987 Australian Atomic Energy Commission Research Laboratories
                         1987 - Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
                               1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Fuel Technology
                               1988 - 1990 CSIRO Division of Coal Technology
                                     1990 - c. 1995 CSIRO Division of Coal and Energy Technology
                                     1990 - c. 1995 CSIRO Division of Coal and Energy Technology
                                           c. 1995 - CSIRO Energy Technology

Related People

Published resources

Books

  • Hardy, Clarence, Atomic Rise and Fall: the Australian Atomic Energy Commission 1953-1987, Glen Haven Publishing, Peakhurst, New South Wales, 1999, 274 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Arthur, Ian, 'Nuclear energy and Australia, part 2', ASHET News, vol. 8, no. 4, 2015, pp. 3-8. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_a.html. Details
  • Haygarth, Nic, 'Murray, Hugh Mervyn (1906-1982), Metallurgical Engineer and Mine Manager', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2013, pp. 200-1. Details

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