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What are standards?

"Standards are voluntary documents that set out specifications, procedures and guidelines that aim to ensure products, services, and systems are safe, consistent and reliable. They cover a variety of subjects, including consumer products and services, the environment, construction, energy and water utilities, and more" (Standards Australia).

Why use standards?

Standards "ensure the quality and consistency of products and services..." (Standards Australia)

Where can I find standards?

The Library provides access to both Australian and International standards via the following databases:


If you are a staff member or postgraduate student, and you can't access the standard you need, please contact your Faculty Librarian for further assistance.