Get involved in the development of Australian standards with NEXTgen 2021-22 programs

The Standards Australia NEXTgen 2021-22 Program selects emerging industry and technical experts and provides them with an exciting opportunity to become involved in the national and international standardisation processes developing important standards of benefit to the Australian community.  The goal of the program is to support the future of standards development through investing in the next generation of standards leaders and experts. Program participants gain the necessary skills to further increase their involvement in standardisation and contribute to the development of important standards in their field.

Standards Australia NEXTgen 2021-22 Program participants access training and gain direct exposure to the standards development process and context. They will attend and participate in webinars, meetings, and professional development activities. Emerging leaders will share knowledge and collaborate, developing a deep understanding of what it takes to shape robust standards that contribute net benefit to the Australian community. Participants will create a valuable network of key Australian stakeholders and peers across industry sectors.  

Applications for the NEXTgen 2021-22 Program close on Friday July 16, 2021. Learn more and apply via the Standards Australia website.

Consumers’ Federation of Australia (CFA) supports representatives to participate in the development of standards as part of the CFA Standards Project.  The CFA representatives add value to the work of the technical committees, bringing the consumer stakeholder contribution to the process and ensuring a robust standard of benefit to the community.

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