SA / Australia

Contact person

Mr. James Thomson
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Consumer representation on policy and governance committees:

Committee Representative(s)
Consumer Standing Forum 8 members (external to SA)
National Standards Advisory Committee 1 representative
Australian IEC National Committee 1 representative

 

Consumer representation on international and regional technical committees of priority interest for consumers:

Social responsibility
ISO Working Group on Social Responsibility 1 Consumer representative, See www.iso.org/wgsr

 

National technical committees or mirror committees for ISO or IEC TCs:

Committee Representative(s)
EL-002 'Safety of Household & Similar Electrical Appliances'- Mirror to IEC/TC61 Consumer representatives representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
CS-018 'Safety of children's toys' - Mirror committee ISO/TC 181 Safety of toys 2 Consumer representatives representing CFA and CHOICE
NT-001 'Nanotechnologies'- Mirror committee to ISO/TC 229 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
FT-024 'Food products' - Mirror Committee to ISO/TC 34 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
ME-064 'Access for people with disabilities' - Mirror committee ISO/TC 59/SC 16 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
ME-067 'Mobility Appliances – Disabilities' Mirror committee to ISO/TC 173 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
QR-011 'Environmental Management Systems' Mirror committee to ISO/TC 207 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
MB-017 'Social responsibility' - Mirror Committee to ISO/TMB SR WG Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
CS-042 'Sunscreen Agents' - Mirror Committee to ISO/TC 217 WG 7 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
EL-004 'Electrical Accessories' - Mirror Committee to IEC/TC 23 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
EL-041 'Lamps and related equipment' - Mirror Committee to IEC/TC 34 Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
IT-014 'Health Informatics' - Mirror committee to ISO/TC 215, Health informatics Consumer representative representing Consumers' Federation of Australia
EL-015 'Quality & Performance of Household Electrical Aps' - Mirror to IEC/TC 59 Consumer representative representing CHOICE
CS-009 'Devices for Contraception and Prevention of STDs' - Mirror to ISO/TC 157 Awaiting consumer representation
CS-091 'Domestic Furniture' - Mirror Committee to ISO/TC 136, Furniture Awaiting consumer representation

 

Tools to support consumer participation in policy and technical work:

  • Financial support
  • Training
  • Logistical support

 

Information on consumer-oriented standards, legislation and related issues:

  • Web sites
    Choice Magazine (link)
    Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (link)
    Product recalls Australia (link)
    Consumers' Federation of Australia (link)