National Research Facilities

Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) – a national centre for excellence in disease diagnosis, research and policy advice in animal health
Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) – sits within CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science (CASS), and operates and develops the Australia Telescope as a national research facility
Australia’s Marine National Facility – exploring our oceans – See also Southern Surveyor – research vessel
National Measurement Laboratory (NML)
National Solar Energy Centre
Pyrotron – a National Bushfire Research Facility

Other Facilities

Australian Centre for Precision Optics
Australian e-Health Research Centre – Clinical Data Acquisition, Integration, Visualisation and Analysis
Australian Tree Seed Centre
AAHL – Quarantine testing of companion animals, Aquatic animal testing, Innocuity testing
Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (Tidbinbilla, ACT) – one of three Deep Space Network stations around the world providing continuous, two-way radio contact with spacecraft exploring our solar system and beyond
Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station (TAS)
Centre for Australian Forensic Soil Science
CSIRO Collaborative Crystallisation Centre
Food Manufacturing Pilot Plant
High Performance Computing and Communications Centre – a collaboration between the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO
High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre (Canberra, ACT) – See also ‘1st International Plant Phenomics Symposium’, The CSIRO Times, 17, 21-24 April, 2009 [PDF 1.8 MB]
Pawsey Supercomputing Centre – The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is a world-class supercomputing centre in Kensington, Western Australia.
Oceanographic Calibration Facility – high precision calibration of conductivity, temperature and pressure sensors
Recombinant Protein Production and Purification Facility
Rock mechanics Facility
SynCat – 24/7 synfuel and catalysis research facility (Profile – Facility)