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Our Roles

Standards Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation, recognised by the Australian Government as the peak non-government Standards body in Australia. Standards Australia develops internationally aligned Australian Standards® that deliver Net Benefit to Australia and is the Australian member of ISO and IEC.

1. Standards Australia's Standards Development
A range of development pathways is offered to stakeholders looking to develop new or update existing Standards. Standards Australia works with stakeholders across a broad range of sectors.

2. National and International Standards Information
Is the central point for government, industry and the community to find information about non-government consensus Standards in Australia and around the world, and how to participate in their development.

3. Accreditation of Standards Development Organisations
Standards Australia supports the accreditation of other Standards Development Organisations (SDOs) through the Standards Development and Accreditation Committee (SDAC). This highly autonomous body independently assesses and approves other organisations such as industry associations to develop Australian Standards. For more information click here.