As Australia’s national science agency they’ve been pushing the edge of what’s possible
for over 85 years – and they’re not stopping now.
Since they started life as the Advisory Council of Science and Industry in 1916, they’ve advanced Australia with a range of inventions and innovations that have had significant positive impact on the lives of people around the world.
They boost Australia’s potential through excellent science that provides positive economic, environmental and social impacts. Across Their organization, they ensure this continues by embedding their impact model, planning and monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
Their operating model ensures they’re in the best position to deliver on their strategies and operational plan, maximizing the impact of their science.
They’re an Australian Government corporate entity with a Board that sets their strategic direction and an Executive Team, led by the Chief Executive that leads, directs, coordinates and controls their operations.
They work with leading organizations around the world, and are recognized internationally for their quality research. They specialize in different areas in different regions of the world, and have charted some of their biggest projects on their International Collaboration Map.
The integrity of their science is underpinned by commitment to their values, adherence to their policies and maintaining the highest standards of practice.
As a CommonHealth organization, they comply with statutory obligations relating to Freedom of Information, Privacy and Public Interest Disclosures.