LOCATION: Gate 4, Waite Road, Waite Campus, Urrbrae

Who we are

At CSIRO, we do the extraordinary every day. We innovate for tomorrow and help improve today – for our customers, all Australians and the world.

Our innovations contribute billions of dollars to the Australian economy every year. As the largest patent holder in the nation, our vast wealth of intellectual property has led to more than 150 spin-off companies.

With more than 5,000 experts and a burning desire to get things done, we are Australia’s catalyst for innovation.

CSIRO’s research at the Waite Campus provides innovation for Australia’s agricultural, land, water and minerals sectors.

Our research


CSIRO’s agriculture research is the catalyst for agricultural innovation in Australia. Our mission is to create value for our customers through innovation that delivers economic, environmental and social impact. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on integrated agricultural systems, wine grapes and horticulture, genomic science for crop performance, and soil carbon and nutrient cycling.

Land-&-Water-ImageLand and water

CSIRO’s land and water research provides the science to underpin Australia’s economic, social and environmental prosperity. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on environmental resilience, environmental toxicology, managing water ecosystems, water in the resources sector, economics, productivity and sustainability.

Minerals-ImageMineral resources

CSIRO’s mineral resources works closely with industry partners to deliver innovation to grow Australia’s resource base, increase productivity and drive environmental performance. Our research at the Waite Campus focuses on intelligent mining and resource management.

For more information, download our Research Summary

Dr Rob Bramley
Site Leader, CSIRO Waite Campus
T. +61 8 8303 8594
E. Rob.Bramley@csiro.au

Jane Dewar
Administration Officer
CSIRO Agriculture
T. +61 8 8303 8759
E. Jane.Dewar@csiro.au

Marcia Sanderson
Administration Officer
CSIRO Land & Water
T. +61 8 8303 8419
E. marcia.sanderson@csiro.au

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Emerging Leader Award for CSIRO researcher

Dr Therese McBeath, a CSIRO research scientist based here at the Waite, has been presented with the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Southern Region 2017 Emerging Leader Award

CSIRO Honours Scholarship

Honours scholarship with CSIRO Agriculture and Food at Waite available to a high quality full-time student

ARC Funding for Waite researchers

Researchers at the Waite will share in nearly $3 million in funding announced today under the Australian Research Council’s (ARC) National Competitive Grants Programme

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