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CE Machinery Directive, Summary of New Requirements

New requirements on Machinery in Europe On December 29th 2009 a new Machinery Directive, 2006/42/EC, came into force in the…

Sun, 18 Jul 2010  |  Read more

Expanded Environmental Capabilities

Austest Sydney and Melbourne have expanded their environmental test capabilities with new Salt Spray and Temperature/Humidity chambers.  This testing is…

Mon, 12 Jul 2010  |  Read more

New ACMA PSTN and Cabling Standards for comment

Australias’ Communications Alliance Ltd invites public comment on the following two draft Standards:  Analogue interworking and non-interference requirements for Customer…

Tue, 6 Jul 2010  |  Read more

Travel Adaptor banned from sale

Australian and New Zealand importers should be careful when considering purchase and importation of travel adaptors for sale or distribution  Austest…

Mon, 5 Jul 2010  |  Read more

Electrical Safety, Lighting and Energy Efficiency Accredited Testing Scope Extended

Austest Sydney is proud to announce the following additions to our accredited test scope covering safety testing of domestic and…

Mon, 28 Jun 2010  |  Read more

JATE Clarify Requirements for Products that Combine Wireline and Wireless Technologies under Article 9

Until this month, there has been a lack of uniform approach to certification in Japan of products that combine wireline technologies…

Thu, 10 Jun 2010  |  Read more

High Frequency and Power Test Capabilities Expanded at Austest Sydney

Austest Sydneys’ Electrical safety Lab has taken delivery of a 6KVA 1-300V AC (420 VDC), 1-999.9Hz AC Power Source to assist…

Wed, 2 Jun 2010  |  Read more

Summary of SAR, aka EMR requirements for Radio Communications and Mobile Devices in Australia

The mandatory human exposure standard in Australia is the Radiocommunications (Electromagnetic Radiation – Human Exposure) Standard 2003 (EMR Standard) with…

Thu, 20 May 2010  |  Read more

ACMA release discussion paper for UWB use in Australia

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) devices have the ability to transmit at low output power levels over a broad range of the radiocommunications…

Wed, 19 May 2010  |  Read more

U.S Dept of Energy tightens MEPS requirements following fraud

In a clear wake up call to other energy efficiency regulators, the United States Department of Energy have from April…

Tue, 18 May 2010  |  Read more

CeBIT Australia May 24-26

CeBIT (Sydney Exhibition Centre, 24th-26th May, 2010) is Australasia’s leading Business Technology Event and we’re excited to be exhibiting again…

Mon, 3 May 2010  |  Read more

Australian Business and IT Expo, Sydney Exhibition Centre: Wed 28th & Thurs 29th April, 2010 (Free entry)

With Free Entry to the Expo and all business seminars, The Australian Business and IT Expo (ABITE) brings together a dynamic…

Thu, 22 Apr 2010  |  Read more

ACMA Allow Electronic Labelling of Products as an alternative to Normal Product Labelling

The ACMA have amended the various labelling notices for Telecommunications, EMC and Radiocommunications to allow for the electronic display of…

Tue, 20 Apr 2010  |  Read more

NZ Telecom granted VDSL wholesale approval

The New Zealand Commerce Commission has today issued a decision related to Telecom’s use of VDSL technologies in the provision…

Mon, 19 Apr 2010  |  Read more

ACMA renew Approval Specialists Telecommunications Certification Body Status

Approval Specialists Pty. Limited have had their ACMA Certification Body status renewed for 2010, allowing the issue of Certification Body…

Mon, 22 Mar 2010  |  Read more