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Chemistry and everyday life

Chemistry and everyday life

Chemistry Australia has developed a new animation to highlight the critical role of chemistry in our everyday lives.

Thanks to the products of chemistry, we enjoy a high standard of living with access to world-class healthcare, clean drinking water, ample fresh food, and the means to keep our food fresher for longer. 

Learn how Australian chemistry contributes to our quality of life every day:

Chemistry and everyday life


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Shayna Welsh – [email protected] or 0448 660 443


Chemistry Australia is the pre-eminent national body representing the $40 billion Australian chemistry industry, one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the country. The industry employs more than 60,000 people and contributes more than $10.8 billion to Australia’s GDP. Members of Chemistry Australia are positioned across the entire value chain including manufacturers, importers and distributors, logistics and supply chain partners, raw material suppliers, fabricators, compounders, recyclers, research, academia and service providers to the industry. These businesses range from small family-owned companies to leading national and multinational enterprises.  


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