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How to find standards used in industry and trade to describe specifications and procedures

View Standards

Once you have found the Australian Standard you need, you have 2 options to view it – Download or view online

Download (recommended) – Using the download option allows you to choose a location on your computer to save the PDF.  

View Online – Opens the Standard in your browser (unable to download and save using this option)


Download Standards

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your device and the “Global Object Security Policy (GOSP)" setting must be disabled within the Reader.

  1. Select Edit from the top menu
  2. Choose Preferences
  3. Select JavaScript from the left-hand menu
  4. Untick Enable global object security policy
  5. Click OK


Click on download and follow the instructions to download the document onto your device.

Find the PDF on your device where you saved it. Right click on the document and select Open With: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Print Standards