Alternative Name(s): Magazine.

Staff newsletter titled 'Australian Kodakery', Issue No 3, September 1968, published by Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Coburg, Victoria. The series runs from Issue No 1, July 1968 to No 171, June 1985. Missing issues no 87 and 110. Normally published monthly, with some exceptions, it was succeeded by 'Kodak News', which continued numbering with no 172, July 1985.

'Managing Director Returns from Overseas' is the feature article of the third edition of the 'Australian Kodakery'. Mr. J. C. Habersberger has returned from a trip to Eastman Kodak Company in Rochester. Whilst abroad, he also visited Kodak Limited in London, and the 'Far East' or Asian Kodak Houses. Also of note is the article 'Eastman Kodak Director in Melbourne' - Mr. W. A. Wallis (on the Board of Directors of Eastman Kodak) visits Coburg. Articles of interest include 'Wage Bonus of 1968'; 'Our Sydney Colour Laboratory in Operation' and 'New Packaging Machines Installed in Film Finish Department'. A page has been dedicated to the 'Kodak Men and Women who have completed 50, 40 and 25 years of Service During 1968' - of note is Mr. E. L. Perkins, from Coburg, who completed 50 years of service. Positive staff recognition articles are incorporated, such as '31 Years and Never Once Late' - regarding Mr. W. Beaumont who when retiring had never once been late - and 'Academic Honours for Kodak Employee' - Dr. I. M. Stewart has received his Doctorate of Philosophy for a thesis in inorganic chemistry. An article following up the advertisement for the 'Kodak Staff Ball' is included, with a photograph of the Belle of the Ball, Ms. B. Schlotterlein. Regular columns published include 'Kodak Around the World'; 'Employee Benefits'; 'Classified Advertisements', 'Retirements'; 'Engagements, Marriages, Births and Death'; 'Coburg Chatter'; 'Bits from Branches'; 'Sport, Recreation, Clubs, Hobbies'. Photographs of note include portraits of Mr J. C. Habersberger and Mr. W. A. Wallis, images of the new packaging machine that was installed in the Film Finishing Department, and photographs of all the employees who have reached 50, 40 and 25 years of service.

This document is part of the Kodak Heritage Collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.

Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.

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6 page black and white paper newsletter

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