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The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute is an independent not-for-profit technical organisation providing standards, testing, product certification and research for buyers and sellers of furniture.
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Furntech-AFRDI is accredited by NATA as a public testing service compliant with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005.
The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) was introduced as a single national consumer law on 1 January 2011.
Major financial, social and industry re-structuring makes Furntech-AFRDI membership more important than ever - you are taking your place in a market that increasingly places quality above price alone.
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Documents relating to the AFRDI Blue Tick Product Certification Program are available in this section.
The ACCC and Product Safety Australia have released two guides, which are central to the work which Furntech-AFRDI does.
The Furntech-AFRDI Bulletin builds communication in the furniture industry, and is updated each quarter.
Careful parts selection enables chair to meet AFRDI’s toughest office chair test
The ACCC has released a guide that is designed to help businesses and industry groups learn about the ACL provisions relating to country of origin claims and understand how these provisions operate.
The Industry Research and Development Board has approved the registration of Furntech-AFRDI under the RRA Program.
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