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  • Close up of a bee feed from a purple flower, the bee's legs are covered in pollen Animals and plants

    From our broad range of collections down to specific case studies on animals, plants and ecosystems, we're studying a range of Australian animals and plants to better understand, protect and strengthen our rich biodiversity.

  • Five telescopes of the Australia Telescope Compact Array under the Milky Way. Astronomy and space

    We manage Australia's leading facilities for radio astronomy and spacecraft tracking, we're internationally renowned for our radio astronomy research and engineering expertise, and we're helping to shape the Square Kilometre Array.

  • River and treed landcape scene at dusk Environment

    From our oceans and coasts, landscapes and inland waters, to our atmosphere and climate, CSIRO research is helping to maintain the integrity of our environments and ensure our natural resources are used sustainably.

  • Man in high-visibility clothing standing next to a tractor on a sunny day Farming and food production

    Our diverse food and farming research ranges from studying the make-up of our crops and animals to the methods and food processing technologies we develop to produce healthier, safer and more sustainable food.

  • Image of a large screen showing graphical depictions of research into agriculture, sensors, the environment and imaging. Future Science Platforms

    Future Science Platforms are critical to turn Australia’s future challenges into opportunities to invent a better future for us all.

  • Family sharing a meal of salad and chicken at a rustic wooden table Health

    We're working to prevent illnesses, develop a better understanding of diseases, and improve treatment and recovery in a range of medical conditions to help people live healthier lives.

  • the words Reconciliation Action Plan with 5 rotating boomerangs and the RAP Innovate RAP logo Indigenous engagement

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are making extraordinary contributions to Australia across cultural, economic and scientific domains.

  • Microchip board Information technology

    From smartphone apps and robotics, to wearable technology and next gen wireless, we're providing innovative information technology solutions that are helping to secure Australia's digital future.

  • Graphic of map of Australia with bright lights to show population hubs Major initiatives

    Our large-scale initiatives, drawing on our diverse scientific expertise, are delivering innovation across a range of national challenges and opportunities.

  • Conveyor belt carrying raw materials Mining and manufacturing

    Mining and manufacturing that is innovative, productive, competitive and sustainable is vital to Australia’s current and future prosperity. This section highlights some of our key advances in the mining and manufacturing sectors.

  • Solar heliostat field Renewables and energy

    Australia’s growth and way of life is underpinned by access to affordable and sustainable energy sources. Find out more about our diverse portfolio of research.

Browse by Business Unit

  • recently harvested wheat field in foreground with trees and hills stretched across the background all under a beautiful blue sky dotted with white clouds. Agriculture and Food

    Our Agriculture and Food team is helping Australian farmers and industry improve productivity and sustainability.

  • A boy walking through a paddock with cattle in the background Health and Biosecurity

    CSIRO's Health and Biosecurity works to deliver innovation that will help maintain and protect the health and prosperity of Australia’s growing population, the agricultural industries that help sustain us, and the unique environment in which we live.

  • Diagram of nodal connections in blue, grey and white on a black background. Data61

    Data61 is the largest data innovation group in Australia. Bringing together our Digital Productivity team and National ICT Australia (NICTA), we are unrivalled in our intellectual capital and our network with the global technology marketplace.

  • Picture of city at night Energy

    We are pioneering low-emission technologies that create value for industry and households and provide the knowledge which will help guide Australia towards a smart, secure energy future.

  • River at dusk showing gum trees along the river bank reflected in the water Land and Water

    With our partners we aim to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.

  • Two men in orange vests in a factory inspecting a strip of fabric or paper. Manufacturing

    We're helping Australian manufacturers change focus from heavy industry to high tech products based on sustainable, advanced manufacturing processes.

  • Hand holding gold Australia-shaped metal beside a prospecting pan of gold nuggets Mineral Resources

    Our innovative solutions continue to save time and energy, cut costs, boost productivity and improve environmental and community outcomes for the mineral resources sector.

  • A person walks along a rock platform with sea and cloudy sky Oceans and Atmosphere

    Oceans and Atmosphere provides the knowledge to manage Australia's marine estate and atmospheric environment.

Facilities and collections

  • A series of pinned green and black beetles Collections

    We manage a number of collections of animal and plant specimens that provides vital information and resources about Australia's biodiversity.

  • Man in protective suit and helmet looking at two monitors Facilities

    We host Australia’s national research facilities and scientific infrastructure on behalf of the nation to assist with the delivery of research.