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Many of CSIRO's innovations were once considered impossible.

Fast WiFi, Aerogard insect repellent and the plastic Australian banknote, to name a few.

Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge.

We’re recruiting the next generation of inventors, innovators and change makers. We have career opportunities for researchers, professionals, leaders and graduates.

Join Australia’s national science agency and be part of a collaborative team working to solve the greatest challenges. 


[Image appears of two females sitting on the banks of a river and enjoying the sunset and the camera zooms in on them, and text appears: Impossible Without CSIRO]

Narrator: Ah beautiful! But did you know that this would be impossible without CSIRO? Mosquito free sunsets;

[Image changes to show a female working on a computer]

Also super-fast Wi-Fi:

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Protecting these little waddlers;

[Image changes to show a close view of firemen talking together, and then the image changes to show a simulated fire burning]

Predicting bushfires;

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Flexible solar panels;

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Restoring our reefs;

[Image changes to show a view looking down on people walking through a lab, and then the image changes to show a close view of a researcher looking at a 3D printed medical part]

3D printed medical parts;

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Can you believe all of this was impossible without people just like you?

[Images flash through of various researchers at work, and researchers walking through an office, and then the image changes to show the Earth in Space]

So join us and make the impossible happen.

[Image shows the Earth morphing into the CSIRO logo and text appears: Join Team CSIRO, CSIRO.AU]

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Focusing on the issues that matter most

Achieving net zero emissions. Ending plastic waste. Growing Australia’s high-tech space industry. Protecting Australia from the threats of pests, weeds and diseases. This is just some of our mission driven science.

We’re solving Australia's greatest challenges through innovative science and technology – it's what we've been doing for the past 100 years.

We have facilities across Australia. You’ll have opportunities to work in a range of locations depending on your speciality. 

Being part of Australia's national science agency is a rare opportunity for researchers and professionals to collaborate across disciplines, sectors and systems to solve impossible problems. 



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