CSIRO Data61 Business Unit (Data61)

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Data61 is the data and digital specialist arm of Australia's national science agency. We are home to one of the largest collections of research and development expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science in the world. Our research expertise includes AI, robotics, cybersecurity, modelling and analytics. Queensland research locations include: Dutton Park, Fortitude Valley and Pullenvale. We are developing world-class robotics technologies that can be used to ensure biodiversity and biosecurity, perform environmental research and monitoring, maintain cultural heritage sites and structures, and make online learning more interactive and detailed.

Organisation type
  • Part of national organisation – Government
  • Commonwealth statutory authority
Number of research staff
100-200 research staff
Ecosciences Precinct, 41 Boggo Road, Dutton Park QLD 4102

Strengths and capabilities

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Robotics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data modelling and analytics
  • Smart cities
  • Personalised health and wellness
  • Food provenance
  • Industrial internet (machine learning, big data, IoT)
  • Data-driven government

Facilities and major equipment

  • MILTECS (Military Test, Evaluation, Certification and Systems Assurance)
  • Robotics innovation centre
  • Functional Programming Lab

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