Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

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Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
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Agency overview
Formed1926
JurisdictionCommonwealth of Australia
HeadquartersCanberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Employees6600+
Agency executive
Websitecsiro.au

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is the national government body for scientific research in Australia. It was founded in 1926 originally as the Advisory Council of Science and Industry.