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Friday Afternoon Session | Let's Talk Standards

  • Textile & Fashion Hub, Building F (End of Dove St) 85 Cremorne St Cremorne Australia (map)

Friday Afternoon Session | Let’s Talk Standards!

Whether you are designing, producing, retailing, importing or exporting, an understanding of Standards is a vital component to protecting both your business and your consumers.

For our next Friday Afternoon Session, we’ll be joined by Alison Scotland, National Sector Manager at Standards Australia. Alison will be guiding us through an introduction to the Australian Standards in relation to Fashion & Textile Businesses, covering:

  • What Standards are and how they come to be
  • Outlining the main Standards that impact Australian fashion businesses
  • How Australian Standards compare globally
  • What steps businesses can take to ensure they comply

The Details:

WHAT | Friday Afternoon Session : Let's Talk Standards

WHEN | Friday, September 23rd 2016, 2.30pm - 4.00pm

WHERE | Upstairs at the Textile & Fashion Hub, Building F (End of Dove St), 85 Cremorne St, Richmond VIC 3121 (MAP >>>)

COST | FREE! Simply RSVP via Eventbrite

We'll be dedicating some time to Audience Q&A, so encourage you to come prepared with any questions and discussion points.

Already have some questions in mind? Email us at and we'll look to address them in the session.

Standards Australia is the nation's peak non-government, not-for-profit Standards organisation. It has a responsibility for the development and adoption of standards in Australia, as well as facilitating Australian participation in international standards development.

Alison Scotland is a National Sector Manager at Standards Australia. In this role, Alison is responsible for stakeholder engagement and standards development work in Building and Construction, and the Consumer Products, Services and Safety sector. She is a member of ISO’s Consumer Policy Committee (COPOLCO) Chairs Group and is Secretariat for the Australian COPOLCO mirror committee. In addition to her sector duties, Alison is also responsible for coordinating and managing the organisation’s Young Leaders program.

You can also find more information on Standards in Fashion via our website here >>

See You There!