Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.

We seek to have a profound and positive impact on the most significant challenges and opportunities facing Australia and humanity.

To realise our goals we depend on the excellence of our people and the excellence of our science and are guided by our purpose, mission and vision.

CSIRO's Purpose is defined by the Science and industry Research Act (1949) [external link].

CSIRO's Mission is an enduring reflection of our purpose and role. Our mission is 'We deliver great science and innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment’.

CSIRO's Vision defines the aspiration behind our current strategic journey. Our Vision for 2011-15 and beyond is 'Our science is used to make a profound and positive impact for the future of Australia and humanity'.

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