National Artificial Intelligence Centre

Coordinating Australia's expertise and capabilities for a strong, collaborative and focused AI ecosystem that benefits all Australians.

What we do

The National AI Centre (NAIC) was established in 2021 to support and accelerate Australia's AI industry. It aims to help Australia become a global leader in developing and adopting trusted, secure and responsible artificial intelligence. 

NAIC is doing this by:

  • supporting AI adoption for small and medium businesses by addressing barriers and challenges  
  • growing an Australian AI industry
  • convening the AI ecosystem  
  • uplifting safe and responsible AI practice. 
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Programs and reports

NAIC aims to drive a new level of understanding, technology development, and adoption of AI in Australia in the years to come.

Getting started with AI

Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a business exploring how AI can enhance your competitiveness and optimise productivity, our resources are tailored to support your AI journey.

SME business briefs

NAIC has prepared 3 business briefs for small to medium sized enterprises.

Australian AI Ecosystem Discoverability Platform

NAIC is working to support adoption of AI technology with a directory of Australian business capabilities.

Resources for Australia's AI industry

The National AI Centre is your trusted partner in navigating AI. Explore our curated resources designed to help you unlock the full potential of AI for your business or organisation.

AI Ecosystem Report (December 2023)

This report provides businesses, investors, government and research institutions with the most up-to-date analysis of Australia’s AI ecosystem and how to advance it.

Responsible AI network webinars

NAIC hosted several AI focussed webinars over the past year. You can view recordings of them on CSIRO's Data61 YouTube playlist.

How to responsibly use AI

We're dedicated to bolstering Australian industry's use of responsible AI, providing best practice guidance, tools and learning opportunities and resources.

Responsible AI Network

Bringing together experts, regulatory bodies, training organisations and practitioners to focus on responsible AI solutions for Australian industry.

Implementing Australia's AI Ethics Principles report

Helping Australian businesses navigate responsible AI principles by exploring practical steps to implement the Australian Government’s 8 AI ethics principles.

AI industry news

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National Artificial Intelligence Centre moves to the Department of Industry, Science and Resources

This follows a 2024-25 May Budget decision to move the centre from CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation).
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Australia's AI Month 2024

Showcasing, connecting and celebrating Australia's amazing AI capabilities, talent and potential from 14 October 2024 to 15 November 2024.
Helen Wilson, Deputy Secretary, Department of Industry, Science and Resources co-chairs EU-Australia Digital Economy and Technology Policy Dialogue.

Australia and the European Union to deepen digital relationship

The European Union and Australia held a dialogue to strengthen ties on priority digital and technology issues.