Structure, organisations and key people
CSIRO is an independent statutory authority constituted by the Science and Industry Research Act 1949. It is a unique research organisation which because of its breadth, diversity and global credibility is able to deliver focused and strategic research. It addresses significant national and global issues and priorities.
CSIRO carries out scientific research for the purpose of assisting Australian industry, furthering the interests of the Australian community, and contributing to the achievement of national objectives.
CSIRO also actively encourages the application or utilisation of the results of its research in industry and communities, both nationally and globally.
Our customers are essential to our success. They include partners from:
* Commonwealth, State and Territory governments and their agencies
* Australian and global business, industries and research organisations
* the Australian and International community.
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