Publications

Memorandum of understanding (Road vehicle safety)

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishes a framework for cooperation and coordination between the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in relation to the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVS Act) and consumer product safety under Part 3-3 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
Date published: 
2 Jul 2021

Button/coin battery safety - a guide for business on the application of mandatory standards

The ACCC has produced a new guide for business to help suppliers understand the requirements of the button/coin batteries safety standards.
Date published: 
1 Jun 2021

Button/coin batteries and consumer goods containing button/coin batteries fact sheet

The ACCC has produced a fact sheet that summarises the button/coin batteries safety standards.
Date published: 
1 Jun 2021

Australian Product Safety Pledge

The Australian Product Safety Pledge is a voluntary initiative which commits its signatories to certain product safety-related responsibilities and reporting on the outcomes and effectiveness of their initiatives, measured against key performance indicators.
Date published: 
29 Apr 2021

2021 Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.
Date published: 
22 Mar 2021

Australian Product Safety Pledge - Guidance for signatories to the pledge

The guidance for signatories outlines good practice compliance approaches to help signatories meet each of the pledge commitments.
Date published: 
23 Nov 2020

Safety warning notice (children's nightwear)

The Assistant Treasurer, Michael Sukkar, has issued a safety notice to warn of possible risks involved in the use of children's nightwear, specifically Monster High Ghouls Nightie style number 121208.
Date published: 
24 Jul 2020

Quad bike safety standard fact sheet

The ACCC has produced a fact sheet about the ACCC investigation into quad bike safety and the quad bike safety standard.
Date published: 
13 Jul 2020

2020 Product Safety Priorities

The ACCC performs its product safety work in line with the annual priorities set by the ACCC each year. The policy also sets out the principles adopted by the ACCC for prioritising and addressing product safety risks.
Date published: 
19 Mar 2020

Quad bike safety standard - guidance for quad bike manufacturers

The Australian Government has introduced a safety standard under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) to improve the safety of quad bikes. If you are a quad bike manufacturer you should make yourself aware of the requirements specified by the standard.
Date published: 
10 Oct 2019