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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.
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CSIRO is one of the largest and most diverse scientific institutions in the world with more than 6400 staff located across 56 sites throughout Australia and overseas.
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CSIRO Building Technology Files (BTFs) are a series of information leaflets that provide solutions to a range of common problems faced in the building industry and by owner-builders. BTFs replace the former CSIRO Notes on the Science of Buildings.
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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.
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