Alternative Name(s): Magazine.

Staff newsletter titled 'Australian Kodakery', Issue No 9, Apr 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.

The feature article of April's edition of the 'Australian Kodakery' is 'Major Invention from Kodak Coburg Research Laboratories'. It details development of the 'Resonik' Selective Mercury Analyser which was capable of detecting the presence of mercury in the proportion of 1 part in 10. This was important as traces of mercury were fatal to the production of photosensitive and photographic processing materials. 'Photography and you.' is a series of talks being conducted to help staff to make better use of their cameras. The schedule and topics are introduced in the April edition. Another key article is titled 'Opening of the new Baker Medical Research Institute building'. This Institute was established before Mr. Thomas Barker's death in 1929. The building was officially opened by Victorian Premier, Sir Henry Bolte, on 2nd April. Images included. Another article titled, 'Eastman Membrane Purifies Water' introduces a product which could remove the salts from seawater and purify it for use domestically or industrially. 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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