We have commenced below an innitial list of Australian innovations -
more are being added.
VARIABLE RATIO STEERING - Arthur Bishop.
RESONENT CAVITY MAGNETRON - The heart of Radar ad Microwave Ovens. The team that developed this invention in England was led by Australian born scientist Marcus Oliphant. (Later Sir Marcus Oliphant)
STRIPPER HARVESTING MACHINE - John Ridley and John Bull.
ATMOTIC AIR SHIP - Dr William Bland.
REFRIGERATION - James Harrison.
STUMP JUMP PLOUGH - Richard Boyer Smith.
TORPEDOE - Louis Brennan.
WATER PUMPING WINDMILLS - James Alston Smith.
SUNSHINE HARVESTER - Hugh Mckay.
WOOL PRESS - Christian Koerstz.
BOX KITE - Lawrence Hargrave. ( The principal was adopted by early european aircraft designers
RADIAL PISTON ENGINES - Lawrence Hargrave. Also adopted by european enine builders.
CURVED WINGS FOR AIRCRAFT - Lawrence Hargrave. This and other wing design principles were adopted by the Wright Brothers for their aircraft
'PEDRAIL' (WHEELS WITH SHOES) - Frank Bottril.
TOTALIZATOR ( MECHANICAL BETTING COMPUTER) - George Julius.
TILTING PAD THRUST BEARING ( MAINLY SHIPS ) Anthony George Michel
FLOATATION ZINC EXTRACTION - Charles Potter & Guillaume Delprat.
CENTRIFUGAL MANUFACTURE OF CONCRETE PIPES - Walter Hume.
IRRIGATION SYSTEMS, WEIRS & WATER METERING - John Dethridge.
TRACKED MILITARY TANK - Lance de Mole.
SUNSHINE AGRICULTURAL CROP HEADER - Headley S Taylor.
ASPRO - George Nicholas.
PERISCOPE RIFLE - LanceCorporal Lance Beech.
MACHINE GUN ANTI JAMMING & BELT FEED SYSTEMS - A R Muirhead