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Approving authorities 

Approving authorities conduct pattern approval testing of certain measuring instruments used for trade or regulatory purposes.

Contact an approving authority to test your instrument prototypes for:

  • electricity meters
  • water meters
  • evidential breath-alcohol analysers.
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Title Address Expiry date Services offered
NSW Department of Planning Industry and Environment (Manly Hydraulics Laboratory) [PDF 395.46 KB] 110 B King Street Manly Vale NSW 2093
Water meters
University of South Australia [PDF 223.55 KB] Australian Flow Management Group Building L, Corner of University Boulevard North and Campus Lane Mawson Lakes SA 5095 Water meters

How to apply to become an approving authority

  • Email nalma@measurement.gov.au for an application form.
  • We generally appoint approving authorities for 3 years. 
  • Pay an application fee of $4214 (GST exempt).