• About us

  • GS1 Australia is the leading provider of standards and solutions for over 20 industry sectors. We introduced barcoding to Australia in 1979 and today we enable more than 17,000 member companies, of all sizes, to become more efficient by implementing the GS1 system.

    We bring businesses, associations and industries together. This blended community comes to GS1 Australia for advice, networking and solutions to their supply chain challenges. We partner with, and help showcase, members, solution providers and industry leaders to demonstrate and encourage supply chain best practice.

    GS1 is part of a worldwide network of GS1 organisations in over 100 countries and a global office based in Brussels, Belgium. As a member-based, not-for-profit organisation, our charter is to supply and manage barcode numbers, operate and manage supply chain standards accordance with our global GS1 system and to provide related solutions and services to our members.


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    Barcode integrity

    Ensuring the integrity of barcodes is a core part of our business, and GS1 Australia is the only company authorised to distribute GS1 numbers in Australia. 

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    Corporate structure

    GS1 Australia is governed by a diverse Board and Council, which currently comprise 15 representatives from across various trade and industry associations. 

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    Jobs

    GS1 Australia is continually seeking bright and enthusiastic people to be part of our team. See what we have on offer right now. 

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    News and media

    We are continuously involved in a range of innovations and diverse industry initiatives. Take a look at some of our latest news items and media releases. 

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    Our history

    More than 40 years have passed since GS1 (Global Standards One) introduced the barcode to businesses in 1973, forever changing the relationship between businesses, their suppliers, and consumers. 

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    Our mission and vision

    Every day, all over the world, we strive to be the global language of business. We aim to make GS1 standards and services the most trusted and used in the value chain. 

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    Our members

    A not-for-profit organisation, GS1 Australia has a large and very diverse membership base. Our members span all kinds of industries, and range from small, family-owned businesses to large, multi-national organisations. 

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    Our people

    We employ bright, talented people who are passionate about implementing the GS1 system, and about helping clients drive positive change. We believe in working collaboratively and encouraging leadership. 

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