About the Optics & Radiometry Laboratory (ORLAB)

The Optics and Radiometry Laboratory (ORLAB) is a self-sustaining test, calibration and research facility that is part of the School of Optometry and Vision Science at UNSW Australia.  ORLAB provides its services to industry, maintains a research programme and supports standards development at the national and international levels.  ORLAB aims to provide services throughout the areas of light, colour and optics.

ORLAB has been accredited to ISO 17025 by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) since 1985 for a large range of activities. 

For much of the scope of testing, ORLAB is the only accredited laboratory in New South Wales and is the only accredited laboratory in Australia for many services.