Australia's Standards and Conformance Infrastructure: An Essential Foundation

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Publication Date: 
July 2016

Australia's world-class standards and conformance infrastructure underpins and supports virtually every aspect of our everyday life.

A number of organisations comprise Australia's standards and conformance infrastructure. These are:

These organisations each have unique roles. Their complementary activities contribute to the national interest and public benefit.

This publication explains the individual and combined contributions of these organisations, and places the Australian infrastructure in the regional and international framework.

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Read how Australia’s standards and conformance infrastructure helps to facilitate trade and ensure the reliability of products, services and systems.

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Read how uniform standards, regulation and conformity assessment procedures reduce barriers for domestic and international trade.