Guide to the Sale of Pre-Packaged Goods - Australian Government

Service summary

This guide aims to help manufacturers, packers, importers and sellers of pre-packed articles understand their obligations under the national trade measurement laws, particularly in relation to package labelling and accurate measurement.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Advisory Material

Advisory material provides advice and guidance in undertaking a business.

Other resources

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
National Measurement Institute

Act(s) name

National Measurement Act 1960 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

National Measurement Regulations 1999 (Australian Government)

National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Measurement Certification
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
National Measurement Institute


Operating address:
Bradfield Rd
Lindfield
New South Wales 2070
Mailing address:
PO BOX 264
Lindfield, New South Wales 2070

Phone:

02 8467 3600

Phone:

1300 686 664

Fax:

02 8467 3610
infotm@measurement.gov.au

Supporting information

Disclaimer

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