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Original article published on The University of Melbourne Cultural Commons

The Computer CSIRAC: the University of Melbourne’s First Computer

Engineering and IT Collection

A historic film from 1965 of Australia’s and The University of Melbourne’s first computer, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Automatic Computer. The computer was created by Trevor Pearcey, a graduate of The University of Melbourne, and Maston Beard of the CSIRO.

CSIRAC Pano Melb Museum 12 8 2008