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21 January 2020 Statement

 We are very fortunate that staff and visitors are all okay. 

CSIRO moved quickly to ensure the health and safety of staff and has cordoned off the glasshouse area until the safety of buildings is restored and damage assessments are completed. Assessments are expected to continue over the coming days and weeks.

The damage has had a significant impact on our agricultural research and a personal setback to our researchers. These glasshouses are integral to CSIRO’s work alongside Australia’s agricultural industries and international collaborators, to improve the performance of a range of food and fibre crops and ensure their profitability and sustainability into the future.

The extent of damage to agricultural research will be determined as part of the detailed assessment process. Based on these assessments CSIRO will determine the next steps to rebuilding infrastructure and recovering and restoring this vital research work.

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