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Science and technology

Australian science and technology: selected websites

Lists links to a diverse to range of information on Australian science and technology resources, as well as providing a starting place for researchers in this field.

National Library of Australia

Chief Scientist for Australia

Professor Ian Chubb AC, as Chief Scientist for Australia, provides high-level independent advice to the Government on science, technology and innovation issues of central or emerging importance.

Department of Industry

CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Discover one of the world's largest and most diverse scientific, industrial research organisations. Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is a world-class research organisation supporting Australia's industry needs.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CSIROpedia

CSIRO scientists and engineers have contributed to the success and wellbeing of Australia and the world through their innovations and discoveries. CSIROpedia tells the story of their achievements and achievers.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Delivers professional, impartial and informed advice on science and technology best suited to Australia's defence and security needs.

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

Department of Industry

The Department of Industry was established in 2013. It brings together industry, energy, resources, science and skills to drive economic growth, productivity and competitiveness.

Department of Industry

National Science Week

16–24 August 2014
Provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists, encourages an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and encourages younger people to be fascinated by the world we live in.

Department of Industry

Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

The Prime Minister's and Science Minister's Prizes for Science are the nation's finest awards for excellence in science and science teaching.

Department of Industry

Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre (NSTC)

Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre is Australia's leading interactive science and technology centre. To achieve its aim of promoting greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community, Questacon is committed to making an experience with science and technology fun, educational and interactive.

Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre

Science - Australian Antarctic Division

Science is central to the achievement of the aims of Australia's Antarctic Program which are to promote the value of the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic regions for the benefit of human kind, protect the integrity of their unique wildlife, ecosystems and pristine environments, and to understand how these regions influence the physical processes that drive the climate and the ecology of our planet.

Australian Antarctic Division

Science Image

Science Image is an image library specialising in science and nature, presented by CSIRO, Australia's major science research organisation.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

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