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Introductory statement

The CSIRO Board, as the accountable authority of CSIRO, presents the 2019–20 annual performance statements as required under s39 (1) (b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act). These annual performance statements are based on properly maintained records and accurately present CSIRO’s performance in accordance with s39 (2) of the PGPA Act.

Objectives

Strategic outcomes

1. Conduct and encourage the uptake of world-class scientific research.

Triple-bottom-line impact to Australia

2. Mobilise and develop the best talent, for the benefit of Australia.

Lift Australia’s science capacity and capability

3. Manage national research infrastructure for the nation.

Accessible world-class facilities to underpin research and innovation

4. Ensure the sustainability of CSIRO.

Sustainable operations, cultural health, safety and wellbeing