Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

Industry, Science and Resources
The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) is Australia's national nuclear research and development organisation, and is the centre of Australian nuclear expertise. This unique expertise is applied to radiopharmaceutical production, research into areas of national priority – including health, materials engineering, and water resource management – and to helping Australian industries solve complex problems. ANSTO also provides expert advice to Government on all matters relating to nuclear science, technology, and engineering. ANSTO operates landmark national scientific facilities, including the Open Pool Australian Light-water multipurpose reactor (OPAL), Australia's only nuclear research reactor, and the Australian Synchrotron, for the benefit of industry, the Australian research community, and all Australians.


Key People

Further information

  • 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?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Locked Bag 2001, Kirrawee DC NSW 2232

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