Our portfolio

Portfolio agencies

The portfolio comprises the following agencies:

Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS)

AIMS supports the management of tropical marine environments around the world through its research programs and unique capacity to investigate topics from broad-scale ecology to microbiology.

Visit the Australian Institute of Marine Science website

Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO)

ANSTO conducts research and development in relation to science and technology, producing techniques and materials used for medical, scientific, industrial, commercial and agricultural purposes

Visit the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation website

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

CSIRO is Australia's national science agency, conducting world renowned research and providing innovative solutions for industry, society and the environment.

Visit the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation website

National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA)

NOPSEMA regulates the health and safety, structural integrity and environmental management of all offshore petroleum facilities in Commonwealth waters, and in coastal waters where State powers have been conferred.

Visit the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority website

Prescribed agencies

The portfolio comprises prescribed agency:

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia provides geoscientific advice and information to the Australian Government to support it to deliver its priorities.

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IP Australia

IP Australia is the prescribed government agency responsible for administering Australia's intellectual property (IP) system in the form of patents, trade marks, designs and plant breeder's rights; and contributes to bilateral and multilateral negotiations to improve IP protection internationally.

Visit the IP Australia website