Key web pages and entry points for the CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
The Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC) is the world's largest collection of Australian insects and related groups such as mites, spiders, worms and centipedes.
Website for the Australian National Wildlife Collection which is a biodiversity resource aiding the study, classification and documentation of Australia's mammals, birds and reptiles.
CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics division applies mathematics, and statistics to answer important questions from medical research to environmental monitoring and industrial processing.
The research focus for CSIRO's laboratory in Alice Springs is natural resource management and sustainable livelihoods in arid and semi-arid rangelands.
Index page to the CSIRO annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Division provides science and engineering solutions for the continuing growth of Australia's resources industry whilst delivering benefits to the economy, society and the environment.
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences division applies multidisciplinary science to the sustainability of Australia's agriculture and forestry, built environments, biodiversity, communities, and industries.
CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences conducts food and nutrition research to support the health and wellbeing of the Australian community and the sustainability and viability of the Australian food industry. Includes links to CSIRO health and wellbeing products.
CSIRO Forestry provides research activities from quantitative genetics, to precision plantation management, to smart paper and wood products of the future. CSIRO plays a significant role in the application of Australian forestry knowledge and expertise.
Gene technology provides the opportunity to improve human and animal health, create a safer and more sustainable food supply and generate prosperity for Australia.
CSIRO's hub for innovative information and communication technologies applied across the breadth of CSIRO’s engagement with industry and society.
Undertaking research focusing on the measurement and prediction of the availability and condition of Australia's land and water resources.
CSIRO's Manufacturing and Materials research will help industry through the development of sustainable products, processes and services and by making the manufacture of existing products more sustainable.
Marine, atmospheric and earth systems research driven by issues affecting Australia and the world.
CSIRO Materials Science and Engineering (CMSE) provides a coordinated approach to materials design, creation, characterisation and application. We have particular strengths in advanced materials and the physical sciences. Specialised laboratory and testing facilities provide research, consulting and testing services to Australian and international clients.
CSIRO Plant Industry conducts research to promote profitable and sustainable agrifood, fibre and horticultural industries, develop new plant products and improve natural resource management.
Developing and delivering science and engineering expertise for the minerals and related process industries.
There are nine CSIRO Science Education Centres around Australia. Excite and educate students and teachers with curriculum linked hands-on workshops at your school or our centres. They also run Double Helix events, holiday programs and other activities.
The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids provides a step-by-step plan for families to make healthy changes to their eating and activities.
Try your hand at exciting experiments and activities at home or at school with everyday equipment. Mix some slime, build a rocket or make sultanas dance!
CSIRO's commercialised science solutions provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace. This page links to information about CSIRO capabilities and recent achievements in various industry sectors.
CSIRO offers science programs and resources for schools, special events around Australia and a great range of at-home science for all ages.
Saltland Genie is a cross-jurisdictional concept developed from research to provide recommendations about the usefulness of possible solutions for saltland. Cross-jurisdictional partners include CSIRO and state and territory government agriculture, primary industry and environment departments.
CSIRO operates school programs around Australia including awards, competitions, student workshops and research projects, teacher professional development and teacher resources. CSIRO's Double Helix Science Club offers plenty of action for schools. CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra provides visiting school groups with modern science laboratories, an interactive science exhibition and hands-on programs.
Double Helix Science Club hot science sites. A list of websites that have been reviewed in The Helix and Scientriffic magazines.