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Australian Standards Online - Techstreet: How to...

A guide to using Techstreet to access Standards

How to use the Standards On-Line database

Australian Standards Online is a licensed product made available to TAFE Queensland staff and students under strict ‘conditions of use’.

This guide encompasses
1) How to logon and search the Standards database

2) Printing of Australian Standards

3) Conditions of use

4) Troubleshooting

Australian Standards are available via our subscription to Techstreet Enterprise.  Full text standards are in PDF format. 

Downloaded or printed copies of Standards are not permitted to be passed on by students or staff to a third party for use outside of the TAFE system.




To access the Standards, follow these steps:

      1.    Go to the TAFE Queensland Library website at

2.    Scroll down the library website and select the Databases icon

3.    Scroll down and select Australian Standards Online. It is located in section A of the A-Z Databases page.

4.    Login  to the website using your student number and your network password or date of birth (ddmmyyyy). 

5.    Type the number or keyword of the standard that you need into the search bar at the top of the page. You can also use keywords like 'plumbing' to find standards relating to a subject

6.    Once you have found the standard you need, click on the document number to view details.

7.    To read and download the standard, click on the download button in the "Available to Download" section. The standard will download as a PDF. If you are using a TAFE computer, save it to your USB.

8.     Please note that the standards do not expire once downloaded. However, please check if the version that you are using is current.

9.     To print,  select the primary.pdf version for a better quality print







Printing Australian Standards

TAFE Queensland staff and students can print Standards using:

  • TAFE Queensland printers (Printing costs are the Student's responsibility and printing is not available at all campuses.)
  • A student’s personal printer
  • A third party’s print facilities

Print copies may only be used for educational and training purposes. This may include:

  • Class sets for use in classroom or workshops
  • Personal copies for students

Please note that if there is more than one version of the standard, select the one with a larger kb as this will include the amendment.

Please note that printed copies of the standards may not be the current version. 

Conditions of Use

Australian Standards is a licensed product made available to TAFE Queensland staff and students under strict "conditions of use"

After you have downloaded a standard you can then print them using either TAFE Queensland printing facilities (if a user-pays option is available) or that of third parties. Printed copies of Standards may only be used for educational and training purposes.


If you need any assistance accessing a standard please email

Please email us at if you are experiencing technical issues when searching for an Australian Standard.

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