Governance and committees

The Marine National Facility is overseen by an independent Steering Committee and three independent sub-committees.

Steering Committee

The MNF Steering Committee assists the CSIRO Board to fulfil its governance responsibilities by providing high level advice on the ongoing delivery of ocean research capabilities for the nation.
Meet its members
Sun setting over the ocean from deck of vessel.

Governance structure

  • CSIRO Board
  • CSIRO Executive
  • MNF Director
    • MNF Ships Group
    • CSIRO O&A Service Level Agreement
    • ASP Ship Management Contract
  • MNF Steering Committee
    • Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)
    • National Benefit Assessment Panel (NBAP)
    • Supplementary Scheduling Committee (SSC)

Marine National Facility governance structure.