Hundreds more job cuts at Australia's peak science organisation the CSIRO

The axe is expected to fall again among 1600 scientific support staff.
Management confirmed more cuts on Friday, but said it could not provide numbers.
In more bad news for government science jobs, private suppliers are already trying to poach specialists from the Defence Materiel Organisation in Canberra amid widespread expectations that much of procurement group will be privatised - with the loss of up to 3000 jobs.
Defence Minister David Johnston fuelled speculation on Friday that the government would boost private sector involvement in defence purchasing after its Commission of Audit reports.
Heads are also expected to roll among executive ranks, there are 22 divisions heads vying for just nine jobs.