Part 3: Our organisation

At CSIRO we exist to make a positive impact and want the legacy of our work to last for many generations. We're committed to nurturing a work environment where people, innovation, collaboration and performance thrive.

  • Management and accountability

    CSIRO’s Operating Model is designed to support the successful execution of our strategy and delivery of our goals.

  • CSIRO Board

    CSIRO is governed by a Board which is responsible to the Australian Government for the overall strategy, governance and performance of the Organisation.

  • CSIRO Executive Management

    The Chief Executive conducts the affairs of the Organisation in accordance with the strategy, plans and policies approved by the Board and the Board Directions to the Chief Executive.

  • Health and safety

    CSIRO is committed to the health and safety of its staff and recognises the importance of positive interventions aimed at improving staff wellbeing.

  • Environmental performance

    CSIRO upholds the principles of ecologically sustainable development (ESD) outlined in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) through both its operations and research activities.

  • Our people

    Our people and culture are fundamental to our current and future success in delivering positive impact for Australia and humanity.

  • Awards and honours

    Outstanding performance in research is recognised by various international and national award schemes.


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