About - AGA

About AGA

What is AGA

AGA is a member based, not-for-profit industry association which exists only for the betterment of the gas and related industries.

AGA, and its predecessor organisations, date back to 1925 when the National Gas Association (NGA) was formed and the first gas appliance codes were written by the NGA. In 1962, the NGA and the Australian Gas Institute merged to form the Australian Gas Association (AGA). The AGA is a highly regarded professional organisation recognised nationally and internationally for its industry related activities, including, but not limited to, Product Certification, Testing, Standards writing, Calibration and incident investigations.

Since 1962, the AGA has been involved in the development and continuous improvement of its services, simultaneously playing a key role in assisting the gas and related industries develop highly regarded safety standards for testing and certifying domestic, commercial and industrial appliances, components and other ancillary equipment.

In addition to gas product certification and testing, AGA’s services also include accredited laboratory performance testing for selected products, certification of electrical equipment, cylinders, cartridges, test stations and plumbing products.

 

Mission & Vision

“To provide high quality competitive certification services to industry and regulatory authorities and contribute to the safety, reliability and energy efficiency of gas and related products sold to Australian & international consumers”

The AGA Constitution defines the organisation, its purpose and how it evolves. It is a key document and includes requirements that help ensure key stakeholder feedback into AGA activities

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