Media releases

8 Oct 2013

Trampoline safety is flippin' important – 8 kids injured every day

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has teamed up with Olympian trampolinist Blake Gaudry, Kidsafe and state consumer affairs agencies to help keep kids safe on trampolines. The campaign is being launched today at the South Australian Aquatic and Leisure Centre in Adelaide to kick off International Product Safety Week.
3 Apr 2013

VIC: Mayman Pty Ltd and Suling Ye - Enforceable undertaking

Motorbike and power tool importer Mayman Pty Ltd and its sole director, Ms Suling Ye, have acknowledged contravening the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) by offering, supplying or possessing or having under its control miniature motorbikes which contravened the permanent ban order on such goods.
1 Apr 2013

VIC: Mini motorbikes off the road

More than 100 banned miniature motorbikes have been seized from a Thomastown importer. From the Minister for Consumer Affairs
21 Mar 2013

ACCC jumps on unsafe trampoline practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning parents and carers about safe trampoline use after a recent survey showed that injuries are common.
9 Jan 2013

NSW: Public safety warning on treadmills

Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a reminder of the dangers of treadmills to young children.
29 Jun 2012

FFA & ACCC kick off game plan for young soccer player safety

Football Federation Australia has partnered with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to help keep kids and teenagers safe around soccer goals.
20 May 2011

Unsafe bicycles found in national product safety survey

Unsafe bicycles have been uncovered in a national product safety surveillance operation involving the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and state and territory consumer affairs agencies.
10 May 2011

Concern over treadmills after product safety campaign

Treadmills being sold without adequate warning labels were a major concern following an intensive product safety campaign carried out by Western Australian Consumer Protection.
15 Feb 2011

Avoid injury and cycle safely

With cycling events happening around the region in the coming weeks, Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding riders to always take care when using their bikes and bike accessories.
4 Feb 2011

ACCC urges Australians to put child safety first with treadmills

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today urged parents and suppliers to put child safety first with fitness equipment, particularly treadmills.