We regulate and standardise a number of sectors to meet Australian industry and consumer needs.
Find out which rough diamonds require a Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC), which countries can receive them and how to apply.
Resources Stewardship & Environment SectionFind out how to apply for permission to export uranium oxide concentrate or uranium ore concentrate, controlled ores, and other nuclear materials.
The Australian Government has committed to decommission the Northern Endeavour floating production storage and offtake (FPSO) facility.
We regulate mineral activity in Australian waters under the Offshore Minerals Act 1994.
The Australian Government regulates offshore oil and gas decommissioning under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.
Under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 oil and gas companies must meet a number of requirements.
The government releases areas in Australian Commonwealth waters for oil and gas exploration each year. Companies can nominate and bid for exploration areas.
We regulate offshore greenhouse gas storage in Australian waters under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.
We regulate oil and gas activities in Australian Commonwealth waters under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.
Ranger is a uranium mine in the Northern Territory. The Australian and Northern Territory governments regulate the mine. Mining has ceased and the mine is being rehabilitated.
Companies that extract mineral and petroleum resources pay taxes and royalties. This ensures Australia receives a return on our non-renewable resources.
The National Measurement Institute, Australia’s peak measurement body, ensures that our measurement system enhances the productivity and growth of Australian industries.
Trade measurement laws apply to all retail and wholesale transactions where measurement determines price.
The National Measurement Institute is the peak Australian measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal, physical and trade measurement.
Pattern approval is where an impartial body examines the design of an instrument pattern against our national or international requirements.
Register of permits issued by the National Measurement Institute for products under certain conditions.
Servicing licensees test and verify measuring instruments used for trade.
Trade measurement inspectors support Australia’s trade measurement laws.
The Anti-Dumping Commission investigates claims that dumped and subsidised imports have injured Australian industry.
Learn what the review process is once the Anti-Dumping Review Panel has received an application for a review.
You can apply for review of a decision of the Minister or the Commissioner of the Anti-Dumping Commission.
Australia’s standards and conformance infrastructure helps to facilitate trade and ensure the reliability of products, services and systems.
We facilitate trade through a robust standards and conformance infrastructure and mutual recognition agreements.
We work with state and territory governments to ensure a more efficient, safe, and internationally competitive building, plumbing and construction industry. We support efforts to restore confidence in building and construction standards.
We review the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010 (Premises Standards) every 5 years.