Accreditations and Affiliations
EAL has strong connections through the SCU's faculties and special research centres.
EAL provides industry scholarships for study in environmental science through the Faculty of Science and Engineering, SCU. EAL also supports technical and administrative education by providing traineeships. EAL is a gold sponsor and an active participant in the annual Northern Rivers Science and Engineering Challenge.
EAL is affiliated with:
Proficiency Testing - a group of 20, mainly council based laboratories, which participate in monthly proficiency testing
Toxno - a human and environmental health information resource
local Landcare groups
local SoilCare groups.
National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA)
EAL is accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025, for its technical competence in the field of Chemical Testing. The Full analytical services price list documents the EAL NATA accredited methods.
Australian Soil and Plant Analysis Council (ASPAC)
EAL is a member of the Australian Soil and Plant Analysis Council (ASPAC), routinely undertaking inter-laboratory trials for ASPAC accredited plant, soil and acid sulfate soils.