The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is Australia's peak measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal, physical and trade measurement. Click here to download a brochure which explains what we do. We are a division within the Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Our vision is to deliver capability for measurement in Australia that is world class, increases national economic efficiency, enhances export trade prospects, empowers sound environmental regulation, and enables effective social and health policies.
NMI's broad suite of measurement expertise is available to government, industry and the community through a wide variety of services delivered by our laboratories across Australia.
NMI offers a broad range of scientific and technical capabilities that address all sectors of measurement at the highest levels of precision and integrity.
On 1 July 2010, NMI took responsibility for trade measurement nationwide. NMI is now responsible for the full spectrum of measurement, from the peak primary standards of measurement to measurements made at the domestic trade level.