CSIRO was constituted and operates under the Science and Industry Research Act 1949 and is responsible and accountable to the Commonwealth. CSIRO’s direction is set by the CSIRO Board and the CSIRO Executive Team.
Statement of Expectations
The Minister for Industry and Science provided this Statement of Expectations to CSIRO on 13 February 2020.
Statement of Intent
The Minister for Industry, Science and Technology provided the Statement of Expectations to CSIRO on 13 February 2020. The CSIRO Board responded with its Statement of Intent outlining how CSIRO will meet these expectations.
Board Directions to the Chief Executive
The Chief Executive must act in accordance with any policies determined by the Board and any directions given to the Chief Executive by the Board.
CSIRO is an Australian Government corporate entity with a Board that sets the strategic direction of the Organisation and an Executive Team, led by the Chief Executive that leads, directs, coordinates and controls our operations.
Board People and Safety Committee Charter
The Board People and Safety Committee (BPSC) assists the Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities in relation to people, health and safety strategies, obligations, performance and culture.
CSIRO Board Science Excellence Committee Charter
The Board Science Excellence Committee (BSEC) supports the Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities as outlined in the Science and Industry Research Act 1949 (SIR Act).