Australia’s digital economy is estimated at more than $79 billion, with the ICT sector a key driver of this innovation and economic growth. In Australia, ICT currently accounts for around 5% of the country’s GDP. And with the market predicted to grow, the sector is one of the most robust in Australia.
New technologies constantly challenge how businesses and consumers operate, and how new products and services are delivered. Standardisation establishes a common market, encouraging interoperability and reducing barriers-to-trade.
Standards Australia recognises the opportunity the ICT sector has in promoting trade and growth. It acts as a bridge between new and existing products, services and processes in terms of business interaction, compliance and interoperability.
As a member of ISO/IEC JTC 1, Information technology, Standards Australia ensures the country’s stakeholders’ views are heard and that Australia remains at the forefront of innovation.
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