The National Measurement Institute (NMI), a division within the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is Australia's peak measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal, physical and trade measurement.
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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.
Trade measurement refers to all transactions in which the price of the commodities or goods is based on measurement of quantity or quality. The primary purpose of a trade measurement system in Australia is to ensure that the pricing of traded goods is based on accurate measurement.
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