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Technology in Australia 1788-1988Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
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Chapter 9

I Introduction

II The Australian Chemical Industry

III Pharmaceuticals

IV Chemists In Other Industries

V The Dawn Of Modern Chemical Industry - High Pressure Synthesis

VI The Growth Of Synthetic Chemicals - Concentration, Rationalisation And International Links

VII Australian Industrial Chemical Research Laboratories
i Australian instrument inventions
ii Plant protection - overseas and in Australia
iii Successes in the laboratory but . . .
iv Drugs for sheep and cattle revisited Tetramisole - international success and local manufacture
v 'Promicide'* 'Grenade'* to control ticks
vi Technical service R&D
vii Industry/CSIRO/university collaboration
viii Australian entrepreneurs in modern chemistry

VIII The Plastics Industry

IX The Paint Industry

X Acknowledgements



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18 Central Research Laboratories ICI Australia Ltd., Ascot Vale, Victoria.

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19 Opening of ICI Australia's Central Research Laboratories 1956. Left the right: Sir Robert Menzies, P.M.; Sir David Zeidler, (then) Research Manager; Sir Ian Clunies Ross, Chairman, CSIRO.

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