Facilities

Our facilities range from world class agricultural precincts to state-of-the-art laboratories and collaboration spaces.

Ecosystem

National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC)

NWGIC conduct world-class research in grape and wine science. Their space also has an Industry Training Centre in Wagga available for bookings, featuring a large conference room, training rooms, teaching lab, and kitchen facilities.

Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation

New facilities including laboratories, glasshouses, rhizolysimeter, animal house, controlled environment and field facilities.

AgriTech

The AgriTech Incubator offers programs and assists with research and development challenges through access to University facilities and expertise. Participate in one of their incubation or 'Get into Tech' programs, or rent a co-working space on Wagga's CSU campus.

Spotlights

GRDC Glasshouses

GRDC Glasshouses

Research productivity and capacity in grain, crop, and weed sciences in the purpose built 400m2 Glasshouse facility.

Growth rooms in Wagga's GRDC world-class Glasshouses have the following:

  • Areas of PC2 certification for GMO plants and GMO microorganisms research
  • Specialist Mechanical & Lighting systems
  • Wide range humidity system
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GRDC Glasshouses

The building was constructed to achieve the best solar requirements for a Glasshouse facility and a design that reduces the effects of the elements on services infrastructure supporting the facility, mechanical and electrical (including emergency power backup) without impacting the purpose of the facility.

Phytotron plant growth chambers

Phytotron plant growth chambers

The CSU Phytotron plant growth chambers are an extensive facility housing environmentally controlled growth chambers to support research and teaching in plant science and pathology.

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Phytotron plant growth chambers

Wagga's growth chambers ensure we have the capacity to perform controlled environmental research with crops and weeds, which will complement and support the expansion of existing research programs. These support joint projects with our farming systems research partners, leading to stronger outcomes in aligned paddock research experiments.

CSU Rhizolysimeter

CSU Rhizolysimeter

The CSU Rhizolysimeter, to support soil and plant research and teaching, the largest of it's kind in the southern hemisphere.

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CSU Rhizolysimeter

The design of the facility allows for non-destructive, high resolution in situ measurements on root growth and soil water dynamics.

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Laboratories

The National Life Sciences Hub (NaLSH)

The National Life Sciences Hub (NaLSH)

The National Life Sciences Hub (NaLSH) in Wagga, used by staff and students across agriculture, wine science, animal and veterinary sciences, and biomedical science, houses:

  • extensive undergraduate teaching laboratories
  • research laboratories
  • a quarantine facility
  • offices/study areas
  • and communal social areas and seminar spaces.

Environmental and Analytical Laboratories Wagga

Environmental and Analytical Laboratories Wagga

The Environmental and Analytical Laboratories (EAL) provides an analytical commercial and research testing service catering to councils, industry, individuals, researchers and students.

Food and Soil Laboratory Port Macquarie

Food and Soil Laboratory Port Macquarie

The Food and Soil Laboratory provides an analytical commercial and research testing service catering to councils, industry, individuals, researchers and students. Services can be supplied through the Environmental and Analytical Laboratory in Wagga Wagga in the meantime.