Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
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 the Australian Synchrotron, for the benefit of industry, the Australian research community and all Australians.

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

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    2 July 1953

  • Postal Address

    Locked Bag 2001, Kirrawee DC NSW 2232

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