Media releases

9 Dec 2011

Bunk bed laws protecting Queensland children from today

The risk of unsafe bunk beds harming Queensland children will now be reduced with new laws coming into effect today.
17 May 2011

Urgent warning on heater fire risks

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts is urging people in NSW to pay close attention to government warnings about the safety of electrical goods and children’s clothing.
29 Apr 2011

Minister warns of men in vans selling electrical goods in Dubbo

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister, Anthony Roberts, and Member for Dubbo Troy Grant, today warned Dubbo residents about traders selling home video projectors or other electrical goods out of the back of vans.
21 Apr 2011

Two brands of power boards recalled

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts is urging consumers to check their power boards following a national voluntary recall of two popular brands of power boards due to the risk of fire and injury.
15 Apr 2011

Traders fail mandatory labelling standard for bean bags: Fantastic Furniture penalised $300,000

Fantastic Furniture Pty Ltd, Spotlight Pty Ltd and Smash Enterprises Pty Ltd supplied bean bag covers which failed the mandatory labelling standard.
13 Apr 2011

Industry guide aims to protect Queensland kids from injuries

An Australian Standards handbook for bunk bed safety is now available to the holiday accommodation industry.