Australia’s standards and conformance infrastructure provides businesses and consumers with confidence in the goods and services they are developing or using. This infrastructure is based on trade measurement, standards and accrediting bodies involved with certification and inspection.
We manage the Australian Government’s relationship with these bodies:
Using international standards in policy and regulation
The government has committed to use trusted international standards first, where appropriate. This aligns with Australia’s obligations under the World Trade Organization’s Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement.