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.View ANSTO's Corporate Plan
Annual Report 2018-2019
This report has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation Act 1987 (ANSTO Act) and section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act).View the ANSTO Annual Report 2018-2019
The three key objectives of our strategy will enable ANSTO to contribute to achieving improved health outcomes for all Australians.View Health Strategy
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.
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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 1.79 MB)
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Scientific ingenuity defending Australia
ANSTO supports the Australian Defence Force and Australian defence industry by providing access to
scientific research infrastructure and expertise in materials engineering and advanced manufacturing. (PDF 1.5 MB)
Advanced service crystallography
ANSTO’s Australian Synchrotron, located in Clayton, Victoria, has two beamlines dedicated to macromolecular and chemical crystallography - MX1 and MX2. (PDF 428 KB)
Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering (ACNS)
ANSTO is home to the Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering, which uses the OPAL multipurpose reactor's neutrons to solve complex research and industrial problems. (PDF 507 KB)
ANSTO's Australian Synchrotron produces powerful beams of light one million times brighter than the sun. (PDF 367 KB)
Centre for Accelerator Science (CAS)
The Centre for Accelorator Science (CAS) operates four accelerators, associated beamlines, clean laboratories and has in-house expertise in ion beam analysis (IBA) and accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS). (PDF 459 KB)
Collaborating with ANSTO
ANSTO uses nuclear research techniques to address many of the important issues of our time relating to our environment, human health and industry. (PDF 503 KB)
ANSTO conducts and enables inter-disciplinary research using nuclear and isotopic techniques to address some of Australia’s and the world’s most challenging environmental problems. (PDF 371 KB)
Graduate Institute - Innovation Precinct
Now more than ever, we need smart, savvy scientists not afraid to tackle complex issues. We need research that delivers real-life benefits for communities and industries on a global scale. (PDF 1,837 KB)
Isotope Tracing in Natural Systems (ITNS)
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 940 KB)
Leveraging great science to deliver big outcomes
ANSTO leverages great science to deliver big outcomes. We partner with scientists and engineers and apply new technologies to provide real-world benefits. (PDF 900 KB)
National Deuteration Facility (NDF)
ANSTO's National Deuteration Facility (NDF) offers molecular deuteration using both in vivo biodeuteration and chemical deuteration techniques. (PDF 980 KB)
National Particle Treatment and Research Centre
Representatives from leading Australian hospitals, research centres, universities and industry are proposing the establishment of a new National Particle Treatment and Research Centre to deliver advanced cancer treatment based on a leading-edge technology—carbon ion therapy. (PDF 1,553 KB)
The Nuclear Stewardship team and facilities at ANSTO maintain national capabilities that support industry, government and scientific users. (PDF 908 KB)
Safely managing Australia's radioactive waste
Nuclear medicine produced by ANSTO has benefited generations of Australians since the 1960s. 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 429 KB)
Annual Reports archive
This page provides a list of ANSTO's annual reports from 2003 to 2017.
Annual Report 2017-2018
Highlights from the 2017-2018 annual report include progress on the Innovation precinct and funding to expand the Australian Synchrotron beamlines.
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). View correction to Report
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 archive
Please find below the Corporate Plan of ANSTO for 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.
Research Selections archive
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)