Recognising the importance of compatible operation with national and international networks beyond Australia, the AJC Network is designed in accordance with relevant international standards and guidelines. These include:
ITU-T: Includes relevant recommendations in the G Series for Transmission systems and media, digital systems and networks, M Series for maintenance aspects and Y Series for Global information infrastructure, Internet protocol aspects and next-generation networks.
IEEE: Includes Ethernet standards.
ICPC: International Cable Protection Committee recommendations include cable crossings, cable protection and cable repair.