TFIA plays a number of important roles in advocating the need for quality standards in the TCF industry
TFIA participates in Australian governing bodies, as well as monitoring and providing advice for any changes in legislation.
TFIA is a committee member of Standards Australia which is recognised by the Commonwealth Government as the nation's peak Standards body. Australia is one of the 28 participating countries on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical committee for Textiles - ISO/TC 38.
Scope of TC 38 Standardization:
- fibres, yarns, threads, cords, rope, cloth and other fabricated textile materials; and the methods of test, terminology and definitions relating thereto;
- textile industry raw materials, auxiliaries and chemical products required for processing and testing;
- specifications for textile products.