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Science and technology

Australia and New Zealand SKA project

A global radio telescope project, the SKA will be the largest and most capable radio telescope ever constructed. Australia and southern Africa will each host different components of the SKA.

Department of Industry

Australian Antarctic Division

Leads Australia's Antarctic program. It conducts antarctic research, protects the Antarctic environment and maintains the Antarctic Treaty System.

Australian Antarctic Division

Australian Astronomical Observatory

Operates the Anglo-Australian and UK Schmidt telescopes on behalf of the astronomical community of Australia.

Department of Industry

Australian Institute of Marine Science

Australia's tropical marine research agency. Provides leadership in research into tropical marine environments and their living aquatic resources.

Australian Institute of Marine Science

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

Conducts research and development in relation to a broad range of nuclear science and technology activities, and the production and use of radioisotopes.

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

Australian Ocean Data Centre

Provides a whole-of-government approach to ocean data management. A joint venture between six Australian Government marine data agencies.

Department of Defence

Australian science and technology: selected websites

Lists links to a diverse to range of information on Australian science and technology resources, as well as providing a starting place for researchers in this field.

National Library of Australia

blogs@CSIRO

Provides links to CSIRO blogs: News, Helix,  Climate response, Investigator and Universe.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Bureau of Meteorology

Provides weather forecasts, warnings and observations for all states and territories of Australia. Also provides information about climate, hydrology and other weather services such as weather charts, radar images, satellite images and marine weather.

Bureau of Meteorology

Chief Scientist for Australia

Professor Ian Chubb AC, as Chief Scientist for Australia, provides high-level independent advice to the Government on science, technology and innovation issues of central or emerging importance.

Department of Industry

CSIRO – Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

One of the world's largest and most diverse scientific and industrial research organisations, supporting Australia's industry needs.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSIROpedia

CSIROpedia explores some of CSIRO's greatest innovations and discoveries across the decades. It tells the story of their achievements and achievers.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Delivers professional, impartial and informed advice on science and technology best suited to Australia's defence and security needs.

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Geoscience Australia

Applies geoscience to Australia's most important challenges by providing geoscience information, services and capability to the Australian Government, industry and stakeholders.

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Portal – geoscience.gov.au

Provides links to the information of the state, territory and Australian Government geoscience agencies.

Geoscience Australia

National Measurement Institute

Maintains Australia's units and standards of measurement and coordinates Australia's national measurement system.

National Measurement Institute

National Science Week

16–24 August 2014
Provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists, encourages an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and encourages younger people to be fascinated by the world we live in.

Department of Industry

Questacon – National Science and Technology Centre

Makes an experience with science and technology fun, educational and interactive and promotes greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community.

Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre

Science

Provides information on Australian Government science initiatives. The Department incorporates a number of science agencies, hosts the Office of Australia’s Chief Scientist, and acts as the primary coordinator of science policy issues.

Department of Industry

space.gov.au - the Australian Government space portal

Provides information on the Australian Government's space-related activities and the Australian space sector, as well as links to space-related research organisations, events and our international partners.

Department of Industry

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