About Us

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is one of the most diverse research organisations in the world. CSIRO researchers work on significant world-wide problems including climate change, energy efficiency and healthier lifestyles It has made a difference to Australian and its impact is world-wide. Dr John O'Sullivan an astronomer at CSIRO developed Wi-Fi. Our manufacturing researchers developed plastic bank notes continue to work on 3D printing.. CSIRO researches in agriculture increased protein in wheat and CSIRO marine scientists have improved fish farming and ocean research. CSIRO has three lines of business 1) Impact Science including our Future Flagship and Digital Productivity, 2) National Facilities & Collections including radio telescopes and 30 CSIRO Services including education and publishing.