Alternative Name(s): Magazine.

Staff newsletter titled 'Australian Kodakery', Issue No 7, February 1969, 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.

This month's feature article, titled 'Striking Pictures from Apollo 7 & 8 Flights', tells of astronauts using Kodak film to take photos in space. Six photographs are included, ranging from the sun rising over the earth, moon craters, and the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland from 175 miles into space. An article about Mr. Edgar Rouse, C.B.E., F.C.R.A. (Hon.), son of Mr. John. J. Rouse, is included, celebrating his Commander of the British Empire award for services to medical research and radiology. A portrait of Mr. Rouse is included. Articles of note this month include 'Newspaper Colour Advertising by Kodak' and 'Apprentice of the Year Award'. Kodak has created its first colour advertisement, with the full page colour advertisement appearing in leading metropolitan papers throughout Australia. This was done to ensure it would reach the maximum numbers of readers possible. Also, Mr. Terry Ryan, 21, received a gold watch for being Kodak's Apprentice of the Year. A photograph of Mr. Ryan with his watch is included. New Kodak products are advertised (Instamatic M7 Movie Camera, as well numerous colour films), as are the first released results for the 34th 'International Salon of Photography'. Commercials for the Kodak Ski Club Medieval Ball and the Chinese New Year Ball with 9-course Chinese dinner also feature. Regular columns published include 'Kodak Around the World'; 'Employee Benefits'; 'Classified Advertisements', 'Retirements'; 'Engagements, Marriages, Births and Deaths'; 'Coburg Chatter'; 'Bits from Branches'; 'Sport, Recreation, Clubs, Hobbies'.

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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8 page black and white paper newsletter

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