Media releases

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.
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.