Accreditations, certifications and memberships

Australian Forestry Standard AFS/01-31-67:

The objects of Australian Forestry Standard Limited are to:

  • promote sustainable forest management in Australia's forests through an Australian Forestry Standard to be owned by the Company (AFS)
  • support and maintain the development of the AFS, and other related or complementary standards
  • maintain accreditation as a Standards Development Organisation
  • support and facilitate the use of the AFS, and any related standards, for forestry certification within Australia
  • seek mutual recognition for the AFS internationally

The Australian Forestry Standard Scheme has mutual recognition by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC).

Australian Industry Group:

The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is Australia's leading industry organisation and provides advice and assistance to help members run their businesses more effectively and to become more competitive on a domestic and international level.

Bulk Mailhouse Partner Australia Post:

McPherson's Printing is an accredited Bulk Mail Partner with Australia Post. The purpose of the accreditation is to measure the performance of mail houses, as well as enhancing operations by streamlining the process of lodgment of mail using electronic process. This electronic web based system delivers a more efficient and effective process from start to finish.

Grow Me the Money:

In November 2007 McPherson's Printing Group attained Gold member status of Grow Me the Money; a joint initiative of Vecci, Victorian Environmental Protection Authority and the Victorian State Government. Working with Grow Me the Money we have a comprehensive action plan for water saving, responsible use of natural resources and smarter waste management.

Inductee Victorian Government Manufacturing Hall of Fame

McPherson's Printing Group was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2001 in recognition of their sustained contribution to manufacturing excellence in Victoria.

Printing Industries Association of Australia:

Printing Industries Association of Australia is a national organisation for companies in the Australian printing, graphic arts, paper, packaging and paper products industry. McPherson's Printing is actively involved in think tanks providing assistance and support.


McPherson's Printing Group Joined the Victorian Government's Waste Wise program in 2007. Our aim as participants is to reduce our landfill waste by a significant amount.


Certification to Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004. The certification covers the Environmental Management System for printing and binding of books, loose leaf publications, on-demand digital services and provision of fulfilment services including warehousing and mail distribution services.


Certification to Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008. The certification covers the Quality Management System for printing and binding books, loose leaf publications, on-demand digital services and provision of fulfilment services including warehousing and mail distribution.