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Search and find Australian and international standards on a variety of subject areas. Learn how to request standards not available at RMIT.

What is a standard?

According to Standards Australia a standard is:

  • Voluntary documents that set out specifications, procedures and guidelines that aim to ensure products, services, and systems are safe, consistent, and reliable
  • Documents that cover a variety of subjects, including consumer products and services, the environment, construction, energy and water utilities, and more

They are:

  • Practical documents which set realistic goals
  • Developed in accordance with industrial, scientific and consumer knowledge
  • Regularly reviewed to make sure they continue to be relevant and useful

What ISO standards do for you

What ISO standards do for you 2010, video, International Organization for Standardization (ISO), viewed 3 May 2019, <>.

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