Our major policy statements articulate CSIRO's core commitment
Ethical human research
Where CSIRO research requires the involvement or study of people as research subjects and participants, we're committed to the welfare of those participants within the scope of our research activities.
Modern Slavery Statement
This statement sets out the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO)’s actions to meet its reporting obligations under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (the Act).
CSIRO Animal Ethics Committee Terms of Reference
This page outlines the CSIRO Animal Ethics Committee terms of reference and includes detail on governing principles and responsibilities.
Research and technology policy
Freedom to conduct CSIRO research and technology transfer policy ensures that CSIRO does not enter into arrangements which might constrain CSIRO’s ability to perform its functions.
CSIRO seeks to identify appropriate opportunities to commercialise scientific research, including through forming or participating in the forming of partnerships or companies. This policy outlines the conditions under which CSIRO may consider forming, or participate in forming, a separate entity.
Science and delivery policy
We adhere to the highest standards of service and delivery to solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.
CSIRO is committed to protecting your personal information and complying with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ('Privacy Act') and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).
Child safe policy
CSIRO is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people involved in our activities and programs, whether we are undertaking research, engaging with the public or nurturing future scientists in person or online.
CSIRO’s Governance Policy explains what CSIRO must do to ensure that we fulfil our purpose effectively and accountably.