CFA representatives have contributed to the development of standards which make our summer safer.
Health care acquired infections are a major concern for consumers particularly for older people and other vulnerable groups.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Standards Australia has released four Australian/New Zealand standards on Safety of toys available for public comment until the 14 December 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.
Renewable energy is very much in the news and of interest to consumers.
Over 3,000 trampoline-related injuries are reported each year in Australia
CFA seeks a consumer representative for a technical committee involved with safety of portable ladders
Consumers are understandably eager to "do their bit" for the environment, particularly at the supermarket, and are more and more inclined to favour products that seem likely to do the least damage to it.
CFA's Standard Project ensures Standards work for consumers