Learn about ANSTO's core activities; the OPAL research reactor, its science, safety culture, board and organisational structure, news visitors information and events.
Plan your visit to ANSTO using the information in this section of the website, including: detailed street directions and maps; public transport options, including a special mini-bus service for visitors departing from Sutherland Railway Station; and information about ANSTO's security arrangements, with details about what you need to bring in the form of identification.
There is also information on local accommodation and the ANSTO cafe, which is open to the general public and enjoyed by locals looking for a hot meal at lunchtime.
ANSTO reception is open from 7:00 am - 5:30 pm. Ph: 02 9717 3111 (local) or
+ 61 2 9717 3111 (international).
Arrival at ANSTO
Your arrival point at ANSTO will depend on the purpose of your visit. There are three main buildings:
1. Reception - if you plan on using ANSTO’s scientific facilities or if you are meeting an ANSTO representative.
2. Discovery Centre – if you are participating in an ANSTO tour.
3. AINSE Building – if you are attending an ANSTO related conference or a Distinguished Lecture.
ANSTO site map