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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!
Engage with Australia's only national network of science education centres. Excite and educate students and teachers with curriculum linked hands-on workshops at your school or our centres.
Get more out of The Helix and Scientriffic with these ideas for classroom use.