The governance of CSIRO
CSIRO is an Australian Government statutory authority and operates under the Science and Industry Research Act (1949).
The CSIRO Board is responsible to the Australian Government for the overall strategy, governance and performance of our organisation. Read about our Chairman and members of the Board here.
Strategic Advisory Committees
The Strategic Advisory Committees provide independent, external strategic advice to CSIRO on the national challenges and opportunities of a broad sector of the Australian economy, society or environment in which CSIRO is involved and provide guidance on how CSIRO might address these needs.
Flagship Advisory Committees
The Flagship Advisory Committees provide independent, external advice to CSIRO through the Flagship Director on how to maximise the effectiveness of the Flagship portfolio to achieve its goals. They also assist CSIRO on broader strategic issues relevant to the sectors in which the Flagship operates.
CSIRO’s service charter
Read an overview of our customer service standards, staff conduct and how we evaluate our performance.
CSIRO Board Charter
The Board is responsible to the Australian Government for the overall direction, development, assurance and performance of CSIRO.