How to get started

Does your business need barcode numbers? Not sure where to start? Simply become a GS1 member, and we’ll guide you through the process.

Join GS1 and get started

(takes 10-15 minutes)

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

GS1 supports World Codification Forum 2017

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

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