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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 manages national facilities and collections that are opened to researchers around Australia and overseas.
An irrigation supply channel near Clare in the Burdekin Valley, Queensland. An enzyme developed by CSIRO shows promise at removing the herbicide atrazine from irrigation run-off.
Farmers may soon be able to prevent atrazine residues entering waterways and other sensitive environments using a new product that breaks down residues. (3 pages)
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