Part 1: Overview

Performing high-quality science that delivers results with relevance and impact across areas of importance for Australia, is what drives us each and every day.


    CSIRO – the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation – is one of the largest and most diverse scientific organisations in the world. It has over 6,400 staff located across 57 sites throughout Australia and one overseas.

  • Letter of transmittal

    18 September 2012

  • Highlights of 2011-12

    This report highlights a wide array of our recent science and its applications. Here are just a few examples of the impact science has on our lives, our industries and our environment.

  • Foreword by the Chairman

    Foreword by Simon McKeon AO, Chairman of the CSIRO Board.

  • Chief Executive's report 2011-12

    Over the past year we launched our new 2011–15 Strategy. This strategy will see us fully embrace our distinct role as the nation’s leading, large-scale, multidisciplinary, mission-directed science and technology organisation.

  • CSIRO locations

    Our locations as at June 2012.

  • Organisational structure

    Our organisational structure as at August 2012.


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