National research facilities and collections
Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness
ACDP (formerly known as the Australian Animal Health Laboratory) helps protect Australia’s multi-billion dollar livestock and aquaculture industries, and the general public, from emerging infectious disease threats. It is a high-containment facility designed to allow scientific research into the most dangerous infectious agents in the world.
Australia Telescope National Facility
Australia's leading observatories for radio astronomy – the Australia Telescope National Facility – are used by astronomers from around the world, 24 hours a day, every day, to learn about our Universe.
Marine National Facility
The Marine National Facility is Australia's dedicated blue-water research capability, funded by the Australian Government and owned and operated by CSIRO.
National Research Collections Australia
The National Research Collections Australia is home to 15 million natural history specimens that are used by researchers, government and industry to describe, manage and benefit from Australia’s rich biodiversity.
Our share of the NovaSAR-1 satellite will support research and environmental management, and create new opportunities in remote sensing.
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
A world-class high-performance computing facility in Perth, Western Australia accelerating scientific discoveries for Australia's researchers.
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex
Canberra Deep Space Communication Centre (CDSCC) is part of NASA's Deep Space Network, a global network that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions exploring the Solar System.
New Norcia ground station
We provide operational support for the European Space Agency's deep space ground station in Australia, which is essential for communicating with spacecraft voyaging across our Solar System.