Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Board)

Industry, Science and Resources
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.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Science and Industrial Research Act 1949

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    10

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Executive Management

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Discovery Centre
    Black Mountain ACT 2601
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Kathryn Fagg 14 October 2021 13 October 2026
Deputy Chair Mrs. Ming Long AM 1 May 2024 30 April 2028
Other Dr. Doug Hilton AO 29 September 2023 28 September 2028
Member Prof. Alexander Brown 16 March 2023 15 March 2028
Member Prof. Roy Green 7 December 2023 6 December 2028
Member Prof. Emma Johnston AO 22 August 2023 21 August 2027
Member VACANT
Member VACANT
Member Mr. Terry Moran AC 24 April 2024 23 April 2027
Member The Hon Ian Macfarlane 14 October 2021 13 October 2024
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