National Measurement Institute, Australia

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The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is Australia's peak measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal and physical measurement and is currently administered within the Australian Government's Department of Industry.wikipedia
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The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is Australia's peak measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal and physical measurement and is currently administered within the Australian Government's Department of Industry.
In the United Kingdom, the role is performed by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), in Australia by the National Measurement Institute, in South Africa by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research and in India the National Physical Laboratory of India.

Australia

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The National Measurement Institute (NMI) is Australia's peak measurement body responsible for biological, chemical, legal and physical measurement and is currently administered within the Australian Government's Department of Industry.

Consolidation (business)

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NMI was created in 2004 from an amalgamation between the National Measurement Laboratory, the National Standards Commission and the Australian Government Analytical Laboratories.

Infrastructure

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NMI is Australia's peak measurement organisation, responsible for the national measurement infrastructure, and for maintaining Australia's primary standards of measurement.

Economy of Australia

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NMI carries out in-depth research programs and provides the legal and technical framework for disseminating measurement standards for the Australian economy.

Calibration

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Working with industry and government, it provides measurement expertise, calibration services, chemical and biological analyses and pattern approval testing.

Conformance testing

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NMI works to support Australia's standards and conformance infrastructure.

Jack Piddington

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John Hobart "Jack" Piddington (6 November 1910 – 16 July 1997) was Chief Research Scientist at the National Measurement Laboratory in Sydney, Australia from 1966 to 1975.

Drugs in sport in Australia

Other Australian Government agencies that play a role in the Framework include National Measurement Institute, Australian Customs and Border Protection Service, Therapeutic Goods Administration, Australian Federal Police and Australian Crime Commission.

Speaking clock

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In 2002 the Telstra 1194 service was migrated to Informatel (which uses its own digital technology, in conjunction with the National Measurement Institute — but kept the original voice of Richard Peach), whilst the other time services (e.g. hourly pips to radio stations) were retained as a service by Telstra.

Measurement microphone calibration

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These could include the National Physical Laboratory in the UK, PTB in Germany, NIST in the USA and the National Measurement Institute, Australia, where the reciprocity calibration (see below) is the internationally recognised means of realising the primary standard.

New South Wales Food Authority

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Some overlap of government agency remits regulating the sale of food remain, however, with NSW Fair Trading empowered to enforce the Fair Trading Act 1987 (NSW) and, at the federal level, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission enforcing the Trade Practices Act 1974 (Cwlth) and National Measurement Institute, Australia enforcing the Trade Measurement Act 1989 (NSW).

Metrication in Australia

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Between 1984 and 1988, the conversion was the responsibility of the National Standards Commission, later renamed the National Measurement Institute.