(CBOM)
Environment and Energy
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national meteorological authority. It takes and gathers observations of the weather, water and atmospheric conditions, and provides forecasts, warnings and long-term outlooks for weather, climate and water. The Bureau's work supports all Australians including the Australian Defence Force and key sectors such as emergency management, aviation, transport, water management, agriculture and environmental management.
Appropriations 318085000
Departmental expenses 377146000
Average staffing level 1565
700 Collins Street
Docklands Melbourne VIC 3008
Australia

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Meteorology Act 1955

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Material

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    Other Economic Affairs;Housing and Community Amenities;Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Executive Agency

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    1 January 1908

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1289, Melbourne Vic 3001

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
1300 services
Australian Tsunami Warning Service 1300 878 626
Coastal Marine Warnings 1300 360 427 - Queensland 1300 659 223 - Western Australia
Organisational Structure
Tropical Cyclone Information 1300 659 211 - Northern Territory 1300 659 212 - Queensland 1300 659 210 - Western Australia
Weather Warning Service 1300 659 218 - New South Wales 1300 659 214 - Northern Territory 1300 659 219 - Queensland 1300 659 215 - South Australia 1300 659 216 - Tasmania 1300 659 217 - Victoria 1300 659 213 - Western Australia
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