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Collaborative Centres

Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre

The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre is Australia’s primary vehicle for understanding the role of the Antarctic region in the global climate system, and the implications for marine ecosystems.

Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis

This centre enables research excellence by providing world class microscopy and microanalysis facilities and expertise to publicly funded researchers and industry.

Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre

The Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre is Australia’s first entity to stimulate and provide comprehensive seafood-related research, development and industry leadership on a national basis.

Australian Sustainable Development Institute (ASDI)

The Australian Sustainable Development Institute (ASDI) was established for the purpose of advancing the economic and social welfare of the state, the nation and the world without compromising the quality of the environment for current and future generations.

Centre for Exploration Targeting

The Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) undertakes fundamental and applied research to improve the rate and quality of mineral exploration success.

Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics

The Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO) unites the world’s top astronomers in a focused collaborative environment and is changing the way we understand the Cosmos.

Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS)

The Centre of Excellence for Core to Crust Fluid Systems (CCFS) integrates previously disparate fields – geochemistry, petrophysics, geophysics and numerical and thermodynamical modelling – to reach a new level of understanding of Earth’s dynamics and the fluid cycle(s) through time.

Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE)

The Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) devises new ways of dealing with and preventing contamination of soil, water and air.

Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies

The Cooperative Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Technologies (CO2CRC) is one of the world’s leading collaborative research organisations focused on carbon dioxide capture and geological sequestration.

Cooperative Research Centre for Spatial Information

The CRCSI conducts user-driven research in spatial information that address issues of national importance. They also perform commissioned research projects for key clients.

Cooperative Research Centre Mining

The Cooperative Research Centre Mining’s aim is to deliver a stream of innovative solutions that substantially enhances both safety and productivity.

Deep Exploration Technologies CRC

The Deep Exploration Technologies Cooperative Research Centre (DET CRC) was established to address the most significant challenge to the future of the minerals industry, i.e. the reduction in the mineral resources inventory due to high production rates and low mineral exploration success.

International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)

The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is a collaborative centre based in Perth, achieving research excellence in astronomical science and engineering.

John De Laeter Centre For Mass Spectrometry (JdL-II)

The John De Laeter Centre is engaged in research within the areas of biogeochemistry, cosmochemistry, geochronology, organic geochemistry, radiogenic isotope studies, stable isotope geochemistry and thermochronology.

Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

The Pawsey Supercomputing Centre is encouraging and energising research using supercomputing, large scale data storage and visualisation in Western Australia.

Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (WA ERA)

The Western Australian Energy Research Alliance (WA ERA) delivers direct access to a critical mass of leading researchers actively addressing industry research challenges with world-scale resources.

Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI)

The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) carries out research into climate change, biodiversity, the iconic Ningaloo Marine Park, sustainable fisheries, biotechnology and oceanography, and has overseen the development of a marine bioresources library that will store thousands of marine samples collected by researchers.

Western Australian Satellite Technology and Applications Consortium (WASTAC)

The Western Australian Satellite Technology and Applications Consortium (WASTAC) main objectives are to maintain a reliable, comprehensive and accessible archive of NOAA-AVHRR, MODIS and SeaWiFS satellite data.