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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.
Try your hand at classic experiments and activities from CSIRO's Double Helix!
Biological sciences activities
Chemical sciences activities
Earth and space sciences activities
Physical sciences activities
Double Helix is science for the young and the young at heart, including parents, students and teachers. Subscribe for magazines, events, email activities and more.
Discover the fun of science and make new friends at CSIRO's Double Helix Science Club events and holiday programs available across Australia.