This page provides a list of ANSTO's annual reports from 2003 to 2017.
Annual Report 2016-17
Highlights from 2016-17 annual report include ANSTO's celebration of the 10 year anniversary of OPAL and the Australian Synchrotron (PDF 4 MB).
Annual Report 2015-16
Highlights from 2015-16 annual report include ANSTO's ownership of the Australian Synchrotron and successful repatriation of waste (PDF 3 MB).
Annual Report 2014-15
Highlights from 2014-15 annual report include Australia's new Centre for Accelerator Science and new TSPO-free model discovery. (PDF 4.45 MB)
Annual Report 2013-14
Highlights from 2013-14 annual report include new world-class neutron beam instruments and the delivery of two new accelerators. * (PDF 3.94 MB)
Annual Report 2012-13
2012-13 represented a remarkable year at ANSTO and one that has undoubtedly made a significant impact on Australian innovation in science and health. (PDF 7.49 MB)
Annual Report 2011-12
In 2011-12 ANSTO met considerable challenges and built on our capacity to enhance the lives of Australians by adding to our suite of infrastructure and delivering on our strategies. (PDF 5.72 MB)
Annual Report 2010-11
Highlights from the 2010-11 annual report includes the appointment of Prof Paul Greenfield as the Chairman for the ANSTO Board and ANSTO being awarded with two prestigious awards. (PDF 5.82 MB)
Annual Report 2009-10
Highlights from the 2009/10 Annual Report include ANSTO receiving funding for a new Centre for Accelerator Science and for the Neutron Beam expansion project. (PDF 14.3MB)
Annual Report 2008-09
A key achievement celebrated in the 2008-09 annual report is six neutron beam instruments producing their first research results. (PDF 3.20 MB)
Annual Report 2007-08
Highlights from the 2007-08 annual report include the signing of a deal to build a new PET nuclear medicine production facility and the official opening of the Nuclear Matters exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum. (PDF 2.53 MB)
Annual Report 2006-07
Highlights in the 2006-07 annual report include the opening of the OPAL research reactor, significant contributions to the mining industry and the first proposal rounds for neutron beam experiments at OPAL. (PDF 2.33 MB)
Annual Report 2005-06
Highlights in the 2005- 06 annual report include the launch of a new small angle X-ray scattering instrument and X-ray reflectometer and the delivery of the first complete neutron-beam instrument for the OPAL reactor. (PDF 5.72 MB)
Annual Report 2004-05
Highlights in the 2004-05 annual report include the establishment of ANSTO Minerals to provide expert consulting and solutions in mining and the completion of the building that will house the OPAL Research Reactor. (PDF 1.32 MB)
Annual Report 2003-04
Highlights in the 2003- 04 annual report include seven ANSTO scientists participating in the Science Meets Parliament event and a proton beam was successfully accelerated by the new tandetron accelerator. (PDF 885 KB)
*Correction: The date of the appointment of the Chairman and Deputy Chairperson that appears on page 5 of the 2013-14 Annual Report should be 21 August 2014 instead of 29 August 2014.
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Corporate Plan 2017-2018
Please find below the Corporate Plan of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) 2017-2018.
Under section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, all Commonwealth Government bodies are required to annually prepare a Corporate Plan, which must be published on their websites by 31 August.
In this section you will find copies of our Research Selections publications that provide a small sample of the vast array of great science being undertaken at ANSTO.
Our Research Review provides a glimpse into the important work of ANSTO over the past decade. From the vital nuclear based research undertaken by our people, to the extensive expansion of Australia’s research infrastructure and the development of our national and international partnerships. The Research Review is a celebration of the many achievements of ANSTO over the past 10 years.
Research Selections 2013: eBook
The study of materials and their properties has the potential to transform the world we live in through the development of new and improved plastics, ceramics and metals. This is one of the many areas of science presented in the 2013 Research Selections eBook.
Research Selections 2012
Over the past year our researchers looked at a range of areas including helping to create new types of antibiotics to combat the increasing issue of antibiotic resistance and researching proteins to treat diseases such as multiple sclerosis. (PDF 7.51 MB)
Research Selections 2011
Research Selections 2011 features a small sample of ANSTO's contributions to health and environmental research such as new imaging techniques to detect malignant melanoma and how nuclear techniques can piece together the history of human movements in ancient China. (PDF 10.1 MB)
Research Selections 2009
The 2009 edition of Research Selections includes articles on how scientists are exploring cave-formation growth and learning how to map the early inflammation process that leads to epilepsy. (PDF 9.05 MB)
This sections provides a list of brochures to give you an understanding of ANSTO nuclear science and technology.
Discover ANSTO e-Book
ANSTO works across health, environmental science and materials research to find solutions to some of the biggest science questions. Learn more about the work ANSTO does in this e-Book.
Glossary of nuclear terms
This glossary provides definitions for many commonly used terms in nuclear science as well as a list of relevant acronyms and abbreviations. (PDF 1.16 MB)
National Deuteration Facility
ANSTO's National Deuteration Facility offers the facilities, staff and expertise to produce molecules where all or part of the molecular hydrogen is in the form of deuterium (2H or D). (PDF 4.87MB)
Nuclear medicine - Answering your questions
Nuclear medicine enables doctors to produce a quick and accurate diagnosis for a wide range of conditions and diseases at any age. (PDF 409 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Australians
Everything, from our bodies to the air we breathe, to the floor and walls of our homes, is made up of atoms. It’s not surprising then, that the science that probes the atomic world, nuclear science, is called on by researchers in almost every other scientific field to provide the tools and techniques to support a wide range of studies. (PDF 2 MB)
Radiation safety services
ANSTO has over 25 years experience in radiation safety management, offering expert advice, services, consultancy and training tailored to the needs of each client.
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Safely managing Australia's radioactive waste
Nuclear medicine produced by ANSTO has benefited generations of Australians. With benefits come responsibilities, and the by-product of nuclear medicine includes radioactive waste. Australia responsibly manages this waste in both the long and short term. (PDF 790 KB)
Using nuclear science to benefit Indigenous Australia
Nuclear research at ANSTO.has been used to protect the health of Indigenous Australians, confirm the antiquity of Indigenous Australian settlements and date ancient Indigenous Australian rock art among other projects (PDF 689 KB)
With Australia being the world's driest inhabited continent and second driest continent after Antarctica, water research is essential for the prosperity of our country. This brochure explains how isotopes are used to research oceans, reefs and rivers. (PDF 962 KB)
Welding, Joining and Advanced Manufacturing
ANSTO has considerable capabilities in the areas of advanced manufacturing, welding and joining studies. (PDF 568 KB)
What is radiation?
Radiation can be described as energy or particles from a source that travel through space or other mediums. (PDF 1.34 MB)
ANSTO at a glance
ANSTO is one of Australia's largest public research organisations. It manages much of Australia's large science infrastructure, runs businesses, supports industry and provides trusted advice to Government. (PDF 536 KB)
ANSTO’s nuclear security related activities
As an Australian Government agency, ANSTO provides policy advice to Government on all matters relating to nuclear science, technology and engineering. It also operates Australia’s only research reactor OPAL and strongly supports Australia’s non-proliferation efforts. (PDF 273 KB)
Australian Synchrotron - Accelerating environmental benefits
The Australian Synchrotron’s facilities are helping to make Australia’s environment more sustainable for industry. (PDF 332 KB)
Australian Synchrotron - Accelerating food solutions
The Australian Synchrotron is being used to develop new wheat varieties to help solve nutritional deficiencies. (PDF 311 KB)
Australian Synchrotron - Accelerating health benefits
Medical research conducted at the Australian Synchrotron has the potential to save the Australian health care industry millions of dollars every year. (PDF 303 KB)
Australian Synchrotron - Accelerating solutions for industry
The Australian Synchrotron is revolutionising Australia’s industrial sector through its highly-advanced imaging and characterisation techniques. (PDF 311 KB)
Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering
Neutrons are used to see the internal structure of many classes of materials, helping scientists understand why materials have the properties that they do, and helping tailor future new materials, devices and systems. (PDF 221 KB)
Centre for Accelerator Science
CAS offers a suite of four accelerators and preparation facilities, providing access to cutting edge research techniques based on accelerator mass spectroscopy and ion beam analysis. (PDF 213 KB)
Collaborating with ANSTO
ANSTO is one of Australia’s largest public research organisations and custodian of landmark and national research infrastructure including the OPAL multi-purpose research reactor, ion accelerators, neutron beam instruments and the Australian Synchrotron. (PDF 263 KB)
Isotope Tracing in Natural Systems
ANSTO's isotope tracing in Natural Systems facility is user-focused, providing a range of radioanalytical, isotopic and elemental analytical techniques, measurements and expertise for environmental studies (PDF 158 KB)
National Deuteration Facility
Facilities and expertise to produce molecules where all or part of the molecular hydrogen is deuterium (PDF 280 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
In New South Wales and the ACT, ANSTO supports the economy by employing more than 1200 people, invests in local businesses and attracts more than 12,000 visitors each year. (PDF 164 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Northern Territory
In the Northern Territory ANSTO enables innovation for industry by providing scientific and technical support to the uranium mining industry and rare earth projects. (PDF 151 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Queensland
In Queensland ANSTO is involved in environmental projects including research at the Great Barrier Reef and enabling innovation at Queensland Rail and Stanwell Power Station. (PDF 181 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting South Australia
In South Australia ANSTO has provided technical advice to the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commisison and is working with Flinders University on a study of Indigenous ochre. (PDF 170 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting the Sutherland Shire
For more than 60 years, ANSTO has been part of the Sutherland Shire Community supporting local schools, jobs, businesses and community initiatives and providing employment opportunities. (PDF 173 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Tasmania
In Tasmania ANSTO is monitoring air quality from Cape Grim and collaborating with the University of Tasmania on health research. (PDF 170 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Victoria
In Victoria ANSTO's Australian Synchrotron is collaborating with universities and research institutes to find new ways to treat many diseases, capture carbon and develop clean hydrogen batteries. (PDF 164 KB)
Nuclear science and technology benefiting Western Australia
In Western Australia ANSTO is involved in many environmental studies including groundwater research in the Perth basin and assisting the mining industry. (PDF 164 KB)
Safely managing Australia's radioactive waste
Nuclear medicine produced by ANSTO has benefited generations of Australians. With benefits come responsibilities, and the by-product of nuclear medicine includes radioactive waste. Australia responsibly manages this waste in both the long and short term. (PDF 262 KB)