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Australia became a Member State in 1947.

Dr Barry Inglis, formerly Executive Director and Chief Metrologist at the NMIA, was first elected to the CIPM in 2000.

Dr Inglis is President of the CIPM.

Representatives of the NMIs or designated institutes of Australia (see CIPM MRA) participate in the following Consultative Committees:


GPO Box 2013, Canberra ACT 2601
Street address: 36 Bradfield Road
Lindfield NSW 2070
Tel.: + 61 2 8467 3600
Fax: + 61 2 8467 3610
Web: http://www.measurement.gov.au/
Participating in the CIPM MRA since: 14 October 1999

Signed by: Barry D. INGLIS (then Director, NML CSIRO*)
* now the NMIA
  • National Measurement Institute (NMIA), Lindfield NSW 2070

  • Designated institute(s):
  • For ionizing radiation: activity of radionuclides: Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Menai
  • For ionizing radiation: exposure to ionizing radiation, absorbed dose of ionizing radiation: Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), Yallambie

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  • Internationally recognized Calibration and Measurement Capabilities (CMCs)
  • Participation in key and supplementary comparisons
  • Submission of CMCs through: APMP.
  • The following institutes are authorized to use the CIPM MRA logo, for the fields of measurement supported by CMCs published in the KCDB:

    ARPANSA (Australia) from 7 February 2007
    NMIA (Australia) from 7 November 2006

    Over the last 15 years Australia has benefited from BIPM comparison and calibration services in the following fields:

    BIPM calibration certificates issued to Australia and/or its NMI(s)

    Delegates at the meeting of the CGPM in November 2018:
    • Dr Bruce Warrington (Head of Delegation)
    • Dr Peter Fisk
    • Mr Brendan Berne
    • Mr Angus Mackenzie
    • Dr Alex Cooke
    Delegates at recent meetings of NMI Directors and State Party Representatives:
    • Dr Jane Coram (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Peter Fisk (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Angela Samuel (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Bruce Warrington (18-19 October 2017)
    • Dr Peter Fisk (24-25 October 2016)
    • Dr Peter Fisk (13-14 October 2015)
    • Dr Peter Manson (13-14 October 2015)

    Nationals having participated in/benefited from the BIPM CBKT programme:

    • No participants yet

    Nationals having contributed to the BIPM CBKT programme:

    National institutes having sponsored a BIPM CBKT initiative (in full or in part):

    • No sponsorship yet

    Member States
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    List of Member States
    Signatories of the MRA
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    Number of CMCs published per domaintable
    NMI Directors and State Representatives