The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather, climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their environment, including drought, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular forecasts, warning's, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used services of government.

The Bureau is committed to supporting the AusPollen team to develop and evaluate the components required to establish a useable pollen forecast system in this initial phase.


CSIRO, an Australian Government corporate entity, is Australia's leading multidisciplinary research organisation, with more than 5000 talented people working out of 55 centres in Australia and internationally. CSIRO uses science to solve real issues, making a difference to industry, people and the planet. The organisation plays a vital role in enhancing collaboration within the Australian national innovation system, and as a trusted advisor to government, industry and the community.

CSIRO Health and Biosecurity has a strong research and delivery record in health and spatial risk-research and is committed to assisting the AusPollen team determine whether a spatial pollen forecast system can be improved through modelling wind dispersal of pollen.