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ASA Opens China Office

Australian Safety Approval has opened an office in China (PRC) to assist local manufacturers in obtaining product safety approval certificates…

Thu, 16 Nov 2017  |  Read more

Austest Labs selected by Boeing Defence Australia for Project Currawong

Austest Laboratories has been selected to test the strength and durability of equipment designed for Project Currawong for Boeing Defence…

Mon, 4 Sep 2017  |  Read more

EMC CISPR22 and CISPR13 to be replaced with CISPR32

Years ago, manufacturers made AV equipment, while others made Information technology equipment, with crossovers between the two categories rare. Fast…

Wed, 22 Feb 2017  |  Read more

Only weeks until Inverters are removed from the CEC Approved List

Changes for CEC inverter listings By 9 October 2016, all inverters and PCE on the CEC-approved list will need to…

Thu, 22 Sep 2016  |  Read more

ACMA update to Class License for Low Power Devices

Many may not be aware of significant changes included in the most recently updated (4 September 2015) Radiocommunications (Low Interference…

Tue, 30 Aug 2016  |  Read more

Austest update to accredited testing

Austest Laboratories announces the following additions to their accredited scope: AS/CA S042.1:2015 The ACMA now require an accredited report to…

Fri, 22 Jul 2016  |  Read more

NZ Telecom no longer accepting PTC200 or PTC220 for headsets

From the end of this month (31 March 2016), the Access Standards team of Spark (previously known as New Zealand…

Tue, 22 Mar 2016  |  Read more

1 March 2016 Labelling Changes for Australian and New Zealand electrical products

From 1 March 2016, the labelling requirements change in Australia and New Zealand. Australia The time is up for C-Tick…

Wed, 20 Jan 2016  |  Read more

Senate to hold an inquiry into non-conforming products (inc Electrical) in Australia

As the front line of new product approvals, Austest Labs fields many inquiries per week from tradesmen and small importers…

Thu, 25 Jun 2015  |  Read more

Austest Gains Accreditation for RTCA DO-160G Environmental Testing

Austest Laboratories has now added accredited testing for Aeronautical Equipment to RTCA DO-160G. Accreditation covers environmental testing aspects of equipment…

Sun, 21 Jun 2015  |  Read more

Grid Connect Inverters : Standards and Compliance for Australia

General Compliance Overview … The Clean Energy Council maintains a list of inverters which are approved to be installed by…

Tue, 2 Jun 2015  |  Read more

The Basics regarding Defence and Aerospace Product Testing

We’ve put together the following summary to assist companies that may be tendering for defence or aerospace projects.   This info…

Mon, 1 Jun 2015  |  Read more

Austest accreditation covering MIL-STD 461 and DO160

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Austest Laboratories Sydney accredited testing scope has now been updated to include: MIL-STD-461/462B(up to 18 GHz and 200 V/m)…

Tue, 27 Jan 2015  |  Read more

Electrical Product Safety Seminar, Austest Sydney

Update:  Due to conflicts with dates, this seminar will be postponed until 25 February 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience.…

Wed, 15 Oct 2014  |  Read more

Austest Melbourne adds full testing to AS/NZS 60335.2 Product Safety Standards inc Hot Water Heaters and Battery Chargers

Austest Labs of Thomastown has added the following AS/NZS 60335.2 series of product safety standards to their accredited testing capabilities. …

Mon, 13 Oct 2014  |  Read more