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Australian Car Seat Standards – Improvemennts

Australian Standard 2010

The Release of AS/NZ 1754:2010; was the first update since the creation of the Australian Car Seat Standard in 2004 titled AS/NZ 1754L2004. The 2004 edition of the Australian Standard was an age/ weight based standard. This has many problems associated with it; for starters each child grows at a different rate; and weight is not a good indicator or core strength and stable neck muscles.

This is where the 2010 standard moves away from the age/weight based system; and introduces the torso length measurement / should height measurement. This is smiliar to the i-size introduced in 2013 for the European standards.

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