Details of CSIRO Board members and the terms of their appointments.
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The Chief Executive of CSIRO is appointed by the CSIRO Board, in consultation with the Minister, pursuant to section 10B of the Science and Industry Research Act 1949 (Cth) .
The functions of the CSIRO Board are:
- to ensure the proper and efficient performance of the functions of CSIRO
- to determine the policy of CSIRO with respect to any matter
- to give directions to the Chief Executive
- such other functions as are conferred on it by the Science and Industry Research Act 1949 (Cth).
CSIRO Board members (apart from the Chief Executive) are appointed by the Governor-General, pursuant to section 14A of the Science and Industry Research Act 1949 (Cth).
Details of CSIRO Board members and the term of their appointments are included on the Board Page.