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The National Measurement Institute (NMI) advises the Australian Government on measurement matters, and maintains Australia’s measurement system under the National Measurement Act 1960.
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6 September 2019
The National Measurement Institute has released four4 the next three videos in a the series of seven7 explaining the basic units of measurement.
19 August 2019
The National Measurement Institute has announced a one week blitz on the accuracy of alcohol measurements in licensed premises.
16 August 2019
As part of National Science Week, the National Measurement Institute has released the first of a series of videos explaining the basic units of measurement.
4 July 2019
The National Measurement Institute’s 2019-20 National Compliance Plan will ensure all Australians are getting what they pay for.
21 June 2019
The National Measurement Institute referred the Queensland store for prosecution after multiple offences under trade measurement law.
20 May 2019
Celebrating World Metrology Day and the start of the redefined International System of Measurement (SI) Units.
5 April 2019
The Measurement Law Review is seeking feedback on a second round of discussion papers designed to modernise, streamline and simplify Australia’s measurement framework.
27 March 2019
The National Measurement Institute is seeking feedback to support the revision of the international standard (OIML R 51) for automatic catchweighing instruments.
20 March 2019
The National Measurement Institute is seeking feedback on regulating the use of Near Infrared (NIR) instruments in the sugar industry.
11 January 2019
The National Measurement Institute (NMI) has released its annual report on national trade measurement compliance for 2017–18.
13 December 2018
Dr Helen Salouros from the National Measurement Institute has been selected as one of the 2019/20 Superstars of STEM by Science & Technology Australia.
16 November 2018
Leaders of the international measurement community from more than 60 countries come together for an historic vote on changes to the metric system, which will lead to a landmark redefinition of the kilogram.
11 October 2018
How the world defines mass, temperature, energy and more is going to change in May 2019.