Media releases

17 Dec 2012

Thousands of unsafe toys stripped from Christmas shelves

More than 11,000 unsafe toys have been stripped from Christmas shelves after a consumer watchdog blitz, said Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury.
13 Dec 2012

NSW: Blitz on Dangerous Toys and Electrical Products

Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts today revealed 146 varieties of toys and 17 electrical products, seized and removed from sale by Fair Trading in its Christmas safety blitz.
6 Dec 2012

VIC: Thousands of dangerous toys that won’t be under the Christmas tree

A pre-Christmas blitz on retail shops and wholesalers across Victoria has ensured more than 11,000 dangerous toys will not reach children this Christmas, Consumer Affairs Minister Michael O’Brien announced today.
6 Dec 2012

QLD: Operation Safe Christmas adds 52 toys to naughty list

With less than three weeks until Christmas, Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has warned parents to be on the lookout for unsafe toys when shopping for presents this year.