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CSIRO aims to establish and build relationships with members of the community. We welcome people of all ages to come and explore our facilities, holiday programs and public events.
Phone: 1300 363 400
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary science to address Australia's major national challenges and opportunities.
CSIRO expertise is organised into 11 research areas
CSIRO manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
CSIRO's research is performed by the following Divisions, which are the business units of CSIRO.
From the farm, to fork, to health, we're applying the latest in animal, life and food sciences to support a sustainable and healthy future for your industries and communities.
CSIRO’s provider of technology and services for radio astronomy, spacecraft tracking and space sciences.
Providing science and engineering solutions for the continuing growth of Australia's resources industry whilst delivering benefits to the economy, society and the environment.
We apply multidisciplinary science to the sustainability of Australia's agriculture and forestry, built environments, biodiversity, communities, and industries.
We are playing an essential role in researching and developing technologies to achieve the objective of near zero emissions from the use of energy worldwide.
Transforming information and decision making to enhance productivity, foster collaboration and deliver impact through services across a range of sectors.
CSIRO Land and Water conducts research to understand natural and engineered land and water systems and to predict how they respond to change.
Marine, atmospheric and earth systems research driven by issues affecting Australia and the world.Learn more about CMAR
Our innovation in new materials occurs at the intersection of biology, chemistry, and physics. Our research is making an impact for Australians in manufacturing, health, automotive and aerospace, defence and resource exploration.
Plant Industry promotes profitable and sustainable agrifood, fibre and horticultural industries, developing new plant products and improving how plants use natural resources through world-leading research.
Advancing Australia’s resource, energy and manufacturing sectors through innovative processing solutions