Industry, Innovation and Science (part of the Jobs and Innovation Portfolio)
CSIRO is an Australian Government statutory authority constituted and operating under the provisions of the Science and Industry Research Act 1949. CSIRO's primary functions under the Act are to carry out scientific research to benefit Australian industry and the community, and to contribute to the achievement of national objectives.
Appropriations 803549000
Departmental expenses 1374172000
Average staffing level 5063
Limestone Avenue
Campbell ACT 2612

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Science and Industrial Research Act 1949

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    2 July 1949

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 1700, Canberra ACT 2600

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