Small Arms Factory (Lithgow, N.S.W.). (1912-1989)

Also known as
Small Arms Factory. Commonwealth of Australia. (1912-1989)
Small Arms Factory (Lithgow, N.S.W.).
Small Arms Factory Lithgow NSW. (1912-1989)
Function
Defence Industries; Ammunitions; Explosives or Weapons Industries
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35301932
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-498460

Biographies

The Small Arms Factory was opened in Lithgow, New South Wales, in June 1912 and by 1913 the first consignment of weapons had been produced for the defence forces. Production at the Factory increased greatly during World War One. During its lifetime the Factory was controlled by various Government Departments.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Small Arms Factory
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Australian Government Small Arms Factory, Lithgow
    Australia. Department of Productivity
    Published: Department of Productivity, Parkes, A.C.T., 1979
  3. Primary description of agency CA 626; Small Arms Factory, Lithgow, New South Wales, Registration of entity: 24 April 1974
    Published: National Archives of Australia, 2000
    Series: RecordSearch
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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    Exterior view of Small Arms Factory and surroundings, Lithgow, New South Wales, ca. 1919, 3 / Broadhurst Photo
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