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At the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), we shape the future. We do this by using science to solve real issues. Our research makes a difference to people, industry and the planet.
We ask, we seek, we solve. As Australia’s national science agency we’ve been pushing the edge of what’s possible for over 85 years - and we're not stopping now.
Since we started life as the Advisory Council of Science and Industry in 1916, we’ve advanced Australia with a range of inventions and innovations that have had significant positive impact on the lives of people around the world.
Our operating model ensures we're in the best position to deliver on our strategies and operational plan, maximising the impact of our science.
We're an Australian Government corporate entity with a Board that sets our strategic direction and an Executive Team, led by the Chief Executive, that leads, directs, coordinates and controls our operations.
We work with leading organisations around the world, and are recognised internationally for our quality research. We specialise in different areas in different regions of the world, and have charted some of our biggest projects on our International Collaboration Map.
The integrity of our science is underpinned by commitment to our values, adherence to our policies and maintaining the highest standards of practice.
We regularly report on our budget and performance, including in our Annual Report.
As a Commonwealth organisation, we comply with statutory obligations relating to Freedom of Information, Privacy and Public Interest Disclosures.
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Last updated: Last updated: 22 April 2015
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