Where can I access Australian Standards?

Where can I access Australian Standards?

Accessing Australian Standards Online

  • Go to Federation University Library at federation.edu.au/library.
  • Select the Databases tab and Search by database A-Z list.
  • Enter title search terms “Australian Standards Online” in the Find databases box or.
  • Click on “A” and scroll down to the Australian Standards Online database link.

What is Australian Standards online?

Australian standards set out specifications and design procedures to ensure products and services consistently perform safely, reliably, and the way they’re intended to. There are 2 types of standards, mandatory and voluntary.

How can I get free access to Australian Standards?

Currently there is limited free public access to standards. Some public libraries maintain access to standards, contact your local library to see if a subscription is maintained to Australian Standards, read more here. Standards can be purchased online, including from the Standards Australia Store.

Are Australian Standards legally enforceable?

Australian Standards are only legally enforceable when they are incorporated by the legislature into legislation. It is very commonplace for standards to be incorporated into the law.

How do I print Australian Standards?

To print a standard, click on the print icon in the Adobe Acrobat tool bar. You can print the whole document or select the relevant page numbers to print. Please note: The license allows one printout of a standard per user.

Why do you have to pay for Australian Standards?

The high cost of Australian Standards to Australian businesses – and to the consultants that support them to be healthy and safe – has been an issue for years and needs to change. Standards are critical tools that support Australian businesses to operate legally, productively and safely.

Who owns SAI Global?

IntertekSAI Global / Parent organization
SAI Global Assurance, which is indirectly owned by private equity firm Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA), provides second-party audits to clients across 130 countries, and has a strong position in food and agriculture and also carries out environmental and sustainability audits.

How much does SAI Global subscription cost?

Since 2003 Standards Australia has given exclusive publishing rights to SAI Global. SAI Global then holds its own agreement with nine participating libraries around Australia, giving each library online access to standards at an annual cost of $14,000.

Why are Australian standards so expensive?

The cost of production has been long since de-coupled from the price of sale. Consumers of Australian standards are paying not just for the original investment, but over and over again into the profit margin of a private distributor.

Do I have to follow Australian Standards?

Standards are not laws, so there is no general requirement to conform to a Standard. However, conforming to specific Standards is mandatory if there is a law which says you must conform with it.

Why do I have to pay for Australian Standards?

Why buy Australian standards online?

Many users around the globe rely on those Australian standards to be successful when conducting business in Australia: exporters of goods such as children’s toys and service providers for example. SAI Global Infostore is a key destination to buy Standards online and learn more about our Standards subscription services.

How do I Manage my communications with Standards Australia?

You agree that Standards Australia may contact you, including to an email address you provide or by other means, with information regarding Standards Australia or your use of the SA Application. You can manage or opt-out of receiving such communications via your personal settings or clicking an unsubscribe link in the relevant communications.

What is Standards Australia’s policy on user termination?

Standards Australia reserves the right to terminate your access to any SA Application at any time and without notice, including if we believe you have breached the Conditions or are no longer an active user.

When did Standards Australia publish revised fraud and corruption control standard?

Standards Australia publishes revised fraud and corruption control standard 30 June 2021

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