What is the role of Standards Australia in the development of Standards?

Standards Australia is charged by the Commonwealth Government to lead the Standards development process in this country (www.standards.org.au): It;

- Coordinates information on national and international Standards
- Accredits other organizations, such as industry bodies, to develop Australian Standards
- Assists stakeholders to develop new Standards or update existing ones
- Operates a design assessment program (AIDA) that aims to foster a culture of design and innovation in Australia.