Media releases

19 Oct 2017

Minister tells fitness buffs to keep hiking and biking

SAFETY standards for exercise bikes and treadmills have been maintained to ensure the safety of users, Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack says.

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.
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.
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.
25 Jan 2011

Treadmill warning

The ACT Commissioner for Fair Trading, Mr Brett Phillips, is reminding consumers of the need to be aware of the dangers that some household items can pose to children.