Dunn, Peter (1928-2000)

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Peter Dunn worked at the Department of Defence, Maribyrnong during the 1960s. One of his initial projects was a liner for the steel case of the IKARA torpedo-carrying anti-submarine rocket. Later he undertook investigations for the United Nations, monitoring and eliminating chemical and biological weapons, particularly in Iran and Iraq.

Born Tasmania, 2 October 1928. Died Melbourne, 4 May 2000. AM 1985, AO 1992. Educated University of Tasmania (BSc Hons 1949, DSc 1980). Department of Defence, Maribyrnong 1950-93, retiring as Chief, Protective Chemistry Division; British Ministry of Defence laboratory, Wiltshire, UK 1951-53; US Army Natick Research Laboratories, Boston 1964-67; United Nations inspector 1980s to 1997. Queen's Birthday Commendation for brave conduct 1972; Anzac Day Peace Prize 1989.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Dunn, Peter
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Peter Dunn: a Quiet Achiever
    Anderson, Fay
    Published: 1998
    Series: Australasian Science, 19, 5, 56
  3. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. Australian diplomatic and technical inputs into the control of chemical weapons / by Peter Dunn
    Dunn, Peter, 1928-2000
    [ Article : 1989 ]
    At 13 libraries
    Australian diplomatic and technical inputs into the control of chemical weapons / by Peter Dunn
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  1. Portrait of Dr Peter Dunn speaking at a press conference, 10 July 1991 / Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade Department photograph
    Australian Overseas Information Service
    [ Photograph, Government publication : 1991 ]
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    Portrait of Dr Peter Dunn speaking at a press conference, 10 July 1991 / Australian Foreign Affairs and Trade Department photograph
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