CSIRO Publishing operates as an editorially independent science publisher with a global reputation for quality products and services. CSIRO Publishing facilitates communication between scientists and the wider community to grow awareness of the role of science in addressing areas of national and international importance. The publishing services provided enhance the quality of research through managing rigorous peer review processes. The impact of our work improves decision making, contributes to the growth of STEM-enabled innovation and enriches lives through access to knowledge. CSIRO Publishing operates as an editorially independent science publisher within the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Established as a stand-alone business unit in 1995, our internationally recognised publishing program covers a wide range of scientific disciplines, including agriculture, plant and animal sciences, chemistry, health and the environment.