New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today re-issued a warning on dangerous gas cabinet heaters and encouraged consumers to watch a new YouTube video on the dangers of the unapproved products.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission held a meeting in Sydney on Friday with button battery manufacturers, importers, retailers and industry associations to discuss improvements to button battery safety.
New South Wales Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts today welcomed agreement from the Commonwealth and all state and territory ministers that product safety bans will continue to be utilised to prevent the sale of dangerous synthetic drug products.
New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today said the owners of a tobacconist in Kurri Kurri will face legal action following a raid by Fair Trading officers that uncovered a range of synthetic drugs still being sold despite being banned across the country.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging parents and carers to be aware of the risks that coin-sized batteries pose to children if swallowed and to take precautions to keep them out of young hands.
New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning on a dangerous gas cabinet heater that has been the subject of repeated warnings from Fair Trading and that caused a devastating fire in East Gosford last year.
Consumer Affairs Victoria will continue with product safety proceedings against Dimmeys Stores Pty Ltd and others, after the Federal Court upheld the Director’s right to take legal action in that court.
Following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory will benefit from an innovative bilingual consumer radio education program that provides tips about keeping babies safe.