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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 54 sites throughout Australia and one overseas.
CSIRO’s purpose is defined through the functions we undertake for the benefit of Australia, which are set down in the Science and Industry Research Act 1949. These primarily include:
We deliver innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment through great science.
Our science is used to make a profound and positive impact for the future of Australia and humanity.
Our values guide our decisions and interactions with our colleagues and with our external partners and stakeholders.
CSIRO's Values Compass represents five key values that guide our success, these values guide our decisions and interactions.
Our values are symbolised through the CSIRO Values Compass:
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Last updated: Last updated: 26 May 2015
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