Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC) APLAC is a cooperation of accreditation bodies in the Asia Pacific region that accredit laboratories, inspection bodies and reference material producers.
Asia Pacific Metrology Programme (APMP) APMP is primarily responsible for developing international recognition of the measurement capabilities of measurement bodies in the Asia Pacific.
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) APEC's primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia Pacific region.
Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum (APLMF) APLMF develops mutual confidence in measurement between legal metrology authorities in the Asia Pacific region.
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service AQIS is Australia's first line of defence, protecting Australia's unique environment against exotic pests and diseases. They inspect luggage, cargo, mail, animals and plants and their products, and provide inspection and certification for a range of exports.
Australian Sports Commission ASC administers and funds sport on behalf of the Australian Government to develop elite sporting excellence and increase community participation.
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure The Budapest Treaty enables applicants with inventions involving microorganisms to comply with the requirement for repeatability and full description of biological materials by depositing a sample of the microorganism.
Codex Alimentarius CA is a joint body of the World Health Organisation and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. Its main task is to develop food standards, guidelines and related texts such as codes of practice under the Joint FAO/WHO Food Standards Programme.
COMAR COMAR is an international database for certified reference materials. COMAR is an internet based information service to assist testing and analytical laboratories in finding the certified reference material that they need.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry DAFF is responsible for Australia's agricultural, food, fisheries and forest industries.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, National Residue Survey NRS monitors and reports the levels of residues and contaminants in food;animal and plant products;production inputs; and the environment.
Department of Industry, Innovation and ScienceThe Department has a key role in increasing prosperity for all Australians through industry, innovation, science, research and education.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand FSANZ ensures safe food by developing effective food standards for Australia and New Zealand.
Government Online Directory A guide to the structure, organisations and key people in the Australian Government
International Bureau of Weights and Measures BIPM is an intergovernmental treaty organisation whose task is to ensure world-wide uniformity of measurements and their traceability to the International System of Units.
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 for Standardisation International standards for business, government and society.
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.
National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia NATA is Australia's national laboratory accreditation authority.
National Metrology Institutes National metrology institutes are listed here.
National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology EnTox is a centre of excellence that addresses the need for national and international research into human environmental toxicology.
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator OGTR administers the Gene Technology Act 2000. This Act introduces a national scheme for the regulation of genetically modified organisms in Australia, in order to protect the health and safety of Australians and the Australian environment by identifying risks posed by (or as a result of) gene technology, and to manage those risks by regulating certain dealings with genetically modified organisms.
Pacific Accreditation Cooperation PAC is an association of accreditation bodies and other interested parties whose objective is to facilitate trade and commerce among economies in the Asia Pacific region.
Pacific Area Standards Congress PASC promotes the international standardisation of trade and commerce on the Pacific Rim.
Standards Australia SA is Australia's peak standards development body.
WADA is the international independent organisation created in 1999 to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against doping in sport in all its forms.