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Standards are an invaluable worldwide resource. Globally there are well over half a million published standards. These are the products of over 1,000 recognised standards development organisations worldwide.
Standards have been around a long time. There is evidence of standards being used seven thousand years ago by the ancient civilizations of Babylon and early Egypt.
Our standardisation guides set out the policies and processes for the development of standards and other technical documents.
Our standards development activities are divided into industry sectors.
These sectors are supported by Stakeholder Engagement Managers who are available to advise and assist stakeholders.
Standards Australia represents our nation on the two major international standardising bodies, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)* and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
We co-ordinate the attendance of Australian experts at international meetings and participate in the preparation of a wide range of International Standards. We are extremely active within the international standardisation movement and a number of our senior management team members hold important voluntary offices on international standards bodies.
International standards that are created through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) play a vital role in facilitating trade allowing Australian business to compete successfully in the global economy.
The Strategic Initiatives team delivers critical projects and speed to market solutions where Australia has a strategic or economic interest such as hydrogen. Strategic initiative projects cover priorities across the economy, which impact on all industry sectors and supply chains, for example critical and emerging technologies and circular economy.
The Standards Australia NEXTgen Program provides emerging leaders an exciting opportunity to become involved in the national and international standardisation processes which supports Australian industry and governments.
The program provides training and direct exposure to the standards development processes and technical committees. This involves having access to shared information and collective intelligence to develop standards that support the economy, improve safety and health, national resources and improve quality of life.
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The design of around 600 road signs used right across Australia have been updated, and some redesigned, to improve safety on Australian roads.
On 28 February 2018, representatives from industry, government, legal and the construction sector participated in a general conditions of contract roundtable
The contribution of Dr Alan Morrison to the development of standards in Australia, and internationally, has today been recognised with his place on the
Separate from recordkeeping and document management, document control addresses the entire life cycle of business critical documents. The new handbook SA/SNZ HB
On 6 November 2017 Standards Australia brought together a group of industry, government, legal and construction sector stakeholders to discuss the development
Indonesia and Australia have a strong economic relationship with bilateral trade valued at $15.4 billion in 2015-16. The two countries are currently
In another exciting step towards modernising access to Australian Standards®, Australia’s peak standards development body, has asked Australian and global
Air pollution has long been a problem in nations all around the world. The World Health Organization has observed that up to 1 in 9 of total global deaths are
Standards Australia recently published AS 3533.4.5:2017, Amusement rides and devices, Part 4.5: Specific requirements—Waterborne inflatables .