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Anti-corruption and anti-bribery

International Anti-Corruption Day 9 Dec 2015 is an opportunity to raise awareness to the damage it causes. Systemic bribery, among other things, lowers economic growth and discourages investment. It goes hand in hand with poverty and social inequality. But, most importantly, it is very difficult to eradicate. CFA representative Alan Asher is a member of [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Standards|Comments Off on Anti-corruption and anti-bribery

International Volunteer Day 5 December 2015

On 5 December 2015 we celebrate International Volunteer Day. First established by the United Nations thirty years ago, it’s a day for volunteers and volunteer-involving organisations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to showcase the difference they make in their communities.

By | December 4th, 2015|International Volunteer Day, Standards|Comments Off on International Volunteer Day 5 December 2015

Public comment now open on Wayfinding, particularly for those who are vision impaired

Standards Australia has released the standard on wayfinding available for public comment until the 18 January 2016.  Wayfinding within the built environment is an activity that affects everyone in a community.  AS 1428.4.2 specifies the minimum wayfinding design requirements to enable pedestrians particularly those who are blind or vision impaired to enter, to leave and [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|Standards|Comments Off on Public comment now open on Wayfinding, particularly for those who are vision impaired

World Standards Day 2015 – 14 October 2015

Have you ever wondered how your computer sends your documents to a printer from a different manufacturer? Imagine a world where you cannot use your credit card in every cash machine. Standards set out common rules and parameters so that products can work with each other.

By | October 13th, 2015|Standards, World Standards Day|Comments Off on World Standards Day 2015 – 14 October 2015

Could you represent consumers on a Standards Australia Technical Committee?

CFA seeks a consumer representative for a technical committee involved with safety of portable ladders

By | September 15th, 2015|Consumer Representative Postitions, Standards|Comments Off on Could you represent consumers on a Standards Australia Technical Committee?