We also host various national reference collections which are available to industry and research partners. Some of these facilities and collections are accessible on a fee-for-service basis.
We invite you to review our facilities and collections as listed below.
Australian Animal Health Laboratory
As a CSIRO national scientific facility AAHL helps protect Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock and aquaculture industries, and the general public, from emerging infectious disease threats.
Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC)
The Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) is the world's largest collection of Australian insects and related groups such as mites, spiders, earthworms, nematodes and centipedes.
National Soil Archive
The CSIRO National Soil Archive in Canberra is Australia's primary resource for conserving soil specimens and making them accessible for future research.
Australian National Fish Collection
The Australian National Fish Collection, based at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Hobart, is a comprehensive and internationally-renowned biodiversity reference and research facility.
Australian Tree Seed Centre
The Australian Tree Seed Centre (ATSC) is a national facility for source-identified seed of Australia’s trees and shrubs.
The Australian National Herbarium
The Australian National Herbarium is the national collection of plant specimens that provides a warehouse of information about Australia's native flora.
Australian National Wildlife Collection
The ANWC is a leading research centre that provides important information on Australia’s wildlife heritage through the collection of land vertebrates including birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals