Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
(ANSTO) Industry, Innovation and Science
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is Australia's national nuclear research and development organisation, and the centre of Australian nuclear expertise. Its unique expertise is applied to radiopharmaceutical production, research into areas of national priority including health, materials engineering and water resource management and helping Australian industries solve complex problems. It also provides expert advice to Government on all matters relating to nuclear science, technology and engineering. ANSTO operates landmark national scientific facilities, including OPAL, Australia's only nuclear research reactor, and more recently the Australian Synchrotron, for the benefit of industry, the Australian research community and all Australians.
Type of Body
B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
General Public Services
2 July 1953
Locked Bag 2001, Kirrawee DC NSW 2232