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Open Access: Publishing Agreements

CSIRO Publishing


Available for articles with an acceptance date from 1 January 2021

Journal coverage

All 15 CSIRO owned journals are included for publishing plus four society journals:

  • Animal Production Science 
  • Australian Journal of Botany 
  • Australian Journal of Chemistry
  • Australian Journal of Primary Health
  • Australian Journal of Zoology 
  • Australian Systematic Botany 
  • Crop & Pasture Science
  • Environmental Chemistry 
  • Functional Plant Biology 
  • Historical Records of Australian Science
  • Invertebrate Systematics
  • Marine & Freshwater Research
  • Pacific Conservation Biology
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria
  • Rangeland Journal 
  • Reproduction Fertility & Development
  • Sexual Health
  • Soil Research
  • Wildlife Research 

Eligible article types

CSIRO provides unlimited publishing in all journals listed under 'Included titles'. 

Uncapped agreement

This is an uncapped agreement. There is no limit on the number of articles that can be published OA under this agreement.

Other charges

Corresponding authors from institutions listed under 'Participating institutions' may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs. This includes all page charges except colour pages or reprints.

Author rights and licence options

Articles from authors at member institutions may be published under the authors' choice of either CC-BY, CC-BY-NC-ND or CC-BY-NC license.

How to use this agreement

  • You will be recognised as being eligible for open access publishing with no transactional APCs via your Deakin email address and Deakin's Ringgold ID.
  • Submit your article via the publisher's submission system.

Further details

This page provides a summary and was last updated on: 12 Feb 2024

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Read & Publish Agreements Negotiated by CAUL: CSIRO Publishing