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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.
CSIRO and Boeing have developed a simple and effective 'spray on and leave on' re-coating technology that is used on every new Boeing commercial airliner.
CSIRO is assisting a family-owned Victorian specialist manufacturing company, Textor Technologies, to consolidate its position as a key supplier of specialised fluid transfer fabrics to the global market.
An Australian plastic cable coating that transforms into a fireproof ceramic in a blaze maintains the integrity of electrical circuits for alarms, pumps and fans vital for safe evacuation and fire fighting.
CSIRO and Dulux Powder Coatings developed a coating system that's emission free and environmentally sustainable and it’s won a 2008 Premier’s Sustainability Award.
Bioplastics, or “green polymers”, are derived from renewable biomass sources, such as starch, protein or polylactic acid, blended with natural fillers.
Australian soldiers in the field are protected by Australian-made lightweight, easy-to-wear ceramic armour thanks to manufacturing technology developed through CSIRO.
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