How to get started

Does your business need barcode numbers? Simply become a GS1 member, and we’ll guide you through the process.

Join GS1 and get started

(takes 10-15 minutes)


Overview of GS1 Australia

Learn about our history, the GS1 system, our services, the industries we serve and who we work with. 

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The Drinks Association partners with GS1 Australia

GS1 Australia and the Drinks Association have announced a new strategic partnership to drive industry standards development and adoption to improve business and supply chain efficiency in the drinks industry. 

When do I need to change my barcode number (GTIN)?

Use the GS1 GTIN Management Decision Support Tool to assist in understanding when a GTIN needs to be changed.

Launch tool

Why get your numbers from GS1 Australia?

We are the only authorised place you can get genuine Australian GS1 barcodes.
Learn more about GS1 Australia's genuine numbers

Do you have a genuine GS1 Barcode Verification Report?

If you're using, or considering using a barcode verification vendor other than GS1 Australia, think again.

Setting the record straight on GS1 Barcode Verification

Check your barcodes

Before you proceed with large print runs for product packaging, get your barcodes tested – it could save you time and money.

Learn about Barcode Check

GS1 Australia is more than just barcodes


Our Charity of Choice

St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research (SVI) is our Charity of Choice.

Learn why

What some people have to say about GS1 Australia

"GS1's services are outstanding. All dealings - face/face meetings, training, phone calls & emails with your staff (regardless of the office, but mostly Melbourne) have been professional, courteous, understandingly patient, and always timely and positive. Congratulations on running an outstanding organisation and offering such wonderful service. Kudos to you." 

David Holmes
VP Corporate Relations and Finance, Elyptol