Parents are being warned not to purchase a type of child car restraint being sold online that appears to breach Australia's mandatory safety standards, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.
Dangerous toys will be removed from shelves in the lead-up to Christmas as consumer affairs agencies blitz thousands of stores, markets and online shops, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.
The Federal Court has penalised Sontax Australia (1988) Pty Ltd $40,000 for the supply of luggage straps with non-compliant warnings labels following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
A high number of Australian men die or are seriously injured each year while working under their cars using vehicle jacks, stands, and/or ramps, and Consumer Protection is keen to see a dramatic drop in these incidents.
SA Deputy Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Anne Gale, today announced the launch ofthe national don’t be a jackass with jacks campaign that seeks to mitigate serious injury and even death caused by people working underneath their vehicles.