AOQ Affiliations

AOQ Affiliations

The Australian Organisation for Quality has formal affiliations with:

The Asia Pacific Quality Organisation ( and is a Sustaining Core Council Member.  APQO is a non- profit umbrella organization that has brought together professional quality organizations that border on the Pacific Ocean. It includes organization representing countries like Australia, Canada, Chile, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States and Vietnam. It is incorporated and headquartered in New Zealand.  Each year, an APQO member organisation hosts the APQO conference and AOQ normally organises a delegation to the conference location.  In 2020, AOQ will be hosting the APQO Conference in Perth, Western Australia, in conjunction with the AOQ Qualcon® 2020.

The New Zealand Organisation for Quality (  AOQ and NZOQ work closely together under a formal Memorandum of Understanding.  AOQ members have reciprocal member recognition through this arrangement.  The members’ magazine, Quality Business, is jointly produced with NZOQ.  

Other International Quality Organisations that may be of interest to you, but with which AOQ does not have formal affiliations, are:

American Productivity & Quality Center

European Organization for Quality

Chartered Quality Institute

ASQ-American Society for Quality

ASQ- Contractor Safety Division

ASQ-Quality Management Division

ASQ-Six Sigma Forum

International Quality Federation

International Society of Six Sigma Professionals (ISSSP)

Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers

Research Quality Assurance

Singapore Quality Institute

Six Sigma Exchange

Six Sigma Institute

The Dubai Quality Group

The European Foundation for Quality Management