User access


ANSTO seeks collaboration and partnerships with research organisations and commercial users. We aim to respond promptly to requests as per our research and service Charter.


ANSTO makes its nuclear science and technology facilities available to the research community and industry through peer-reviewed, collaborative and commercial arrangements. Individuals within the organisation assist researchers and industry users by identifying nuclear-based techniques that best meet their research needs.


Assistance can also be provided with  experiment design, sample preparation, use of the facilities and the analysis of data. ANSTO researchers can also provide comprehensive analytical and reactor-based services to clients.

User portal access

ANSTO Research Portal


ANSTO facilities and instruments

The organisation provides access to specialised facilities and equipment by application. Visit the facilities and instruments page for a list of the most commonly requested instruments. 

Peer review access to facilities by research users (non-proprietary)

ANSTO User Office  
The Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering - provides access to ANSTO's OPAL neutron beam facilities and instruments, along with the National Deuteration Facility, to Australian and overseas users. Phone: +61 2 9717 9111. Email: Portal:
Australian Synchrotron 
The Australian Synchrotron User Office – provides access to the beamlines at the Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne.  Phone:  +61 3 8540 4100.  Email: Portal: 
All other ANSTO Facilities 
Access to all other ANSTO facilities is via the ANSTO User Office.  Phone:  +61 2 9717 9111. Email:  Portal:



Research management office

Dr Herma Buttner, Research Management
Phone: +61 2 9717 3535


For industry/commercial users (proprietary) - commercial rates apply

ANSTO Business Development
Phone: + 61 2 9717 9009