History of the Telstra Research Laboratories

 

Unofficial Staff Related and other Photographs

Be aware there may be some duplication of photographs. Some things I am not sure what they are and have indicated as such.

2016 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

2015 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

2014 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

Clayton Buildings Refit
Don’t know what for

2011 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

2010 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

Dave Clutterbuck Sendoff
The best clerical person we ever had in TRL

2009 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve in December.

Internal Trivia Session 2005
Looks like they had fun.

TTIP Conference 2005
Telstra Technology Innovation and Product conference. See also a series of videos.

2005 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve on Friday 9th December.

2004 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve on Friday 10th December. Thanks to Brendon Edwards for taking the photos.

2004 TRL Christmas function
Held at Cuckoo Restaurant in Olinda. Thanks to Joe Briganti for making the photographs available.

80th Birthday
Celebrating 80 years from 1923 to 2003. Even had a cake and Dr Karl Kruszelnicki as a guest speaker. See also a series of videos.

Farewell Function July 2003
For Trevor Long, Rick Coxhill, Mal Brown and Bob Backway. Held in the Function room M8.

2002 ExTRLers Christmas Gathering
Held at Valley Reserve on Friday 13th December. Thanks to Fiona Hamilton for taking the photos.

2001 TRL Christmas function
Held at Caulfield Racecourse.
Thanks to Steven Spicer for making these available.

1991 IST Closing Down Party
Thanks to Evelyn Swenson for making these available.

Laboratory Design
Selection of photographs.

Mike Crarey Send Off
I think that what it is
.

Monash Fun Runs
Held in the 1980’s inside Monash University. There used to be an (illegal) opening in the University fence we could sneak through.

Outstanding Achievement Awards
2001
2003
2004

Selection of Photographs Taken for New Horizons Magazine
Some photos may appear elsewhere.
1995
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
Auditorium
Miscellaneous

Location Based Technology 2001
Don’t know anything about it.

Labs BBQ
In 1987, for the first time since the late 1930’s, all of the Laboratories were on the one site. A BBQ was held to celebrate the occasion.

Kevin Curley Memories
A charismatic leader of the Technical Services Section in the 1970’s. Mostly his photos.

Monash Uni & TRL Digital Courses
Held in 1980’s.
1984 names
1985 names
See also:
Basic Digital Transmission System Theory Course Outline
Basic Digital Transmission System Theory Course
Miscellaneous Course Notes

A Collection from Gavan Rosman
Thanks to Gavan for making these available.

A Collection from Steven Spicer
Thanks to Steven Spicer for making these available.

A Collection from Brian Booth
Images have been converted from slides, so image quality is not ideal.
Most photographs are from the Nullabor Plain field sites that the Labs used in the late 1960's.
Thanks to Brian
for making these available.

A Collection from Dave Duckworth
PMG Research, Nullarbor Field Trips 1966 & 1968

A Collection from Steve Barnett
Thanks to Steve for making these available.

Labs Engineering Library
At 59 Little Collins Street Melbourne in 1978. A massive engineering library once used extensively by PMG, Telecom Australia and later Telstra staff. They even arranged copies of pages out of magazines.

Switching & Signalling Branch group photo 1 - 1976

Switching & Signalling Branch group photo 2 – 1976

Customer Services and System Services 20th July 1988

Multimedia Services 28th June 1996

Miscellaneous Photographs


Last updated Feb 2018