Useful Industry Links

Metrological, Compliance & Standards Industry Links

Australian National Measurement Institute

NMI (Aust) is the approving body for all Trade Measurement Critical Instrumentation & Information and is responsible for policing Australia’s measurement standards.

National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia

NATA is Australia’s national laboratory accreditation authority responsible for the accreditation of laboratories, inspection bodies, calibration services, producers of certified reference materials and proficiency testing scheme providers throughout Australia. It is also Australia’s compliance monitoring authority for the OECD Principles of GLP.

Standards Australia

SA is Australia’s peak standards development body.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is a statutory authority in the Australian Government Health portfolio. FSANZ develops food standards for Australia and New Zealand.

Coles Quality Information

Coles is committed to offering the best goods possible to our customers. In order to this, Coles is also committed to working with its suppliers to ensure the quality of goods is not compromised during the supply chain.

Woolworths Compliance Standards

A principle of the Woolworths business is the safety and standard of all business operations – defining safety, quality and regulatory criteria in their Product Specifications

Guide to Average Quantity

The Average Quantity System (AQS) confirms the measurement or quantity of packaged goods being sold by measure (weight, volume, length, area or number).

Weighing Industry Association of Australia (WIAA)

WIAA is the National Body representing companies and businesses engaged in the manufacture/sales and service of laboratory, industrial and retail weighing equipment.

The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA)

The APPMA is Australia’s national organisation, representing the packaging and processing machinery industry of which A&D Australasia is a proud member. Other members include manufacturers and importers who are major suppliers to the food, beverage, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, veterinary and household packaging industries.

The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group)

Ai Group is a peak industry association in Australia and are well respected by governments, oppositions and policy makers throughout Australia as a non-partisan organisation which advocates policies that support the economy and the community..

Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP)

APMP is primarily responsible for developing international recognition of the measurement capabilities of measurement bodies in the Asia-Pacific.

International Electrotechnical Commission

International standards and conformity assessment for government, business and society for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.

International Measurement Confederation

IMEKO is a non-governmental federation of 36 member organisations individually concerned with the advancement of measurement technology.

International Organisation of Legal Metrology

OIML is an intergovernmental treaty organisation which promotes the global harmonisation of legal metrology procedures.

Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand

JAS-ANZ is the government-appointed accreditation body for Australia and New Zealand responsible for providing accreditation of conformity assessment bodies in the fields of certification and inspection.

International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM)

The International Bureau of Weights and Measures institutes are listed here.