Media releases

26 Feb 2015

ACCC reminds of button battery risks ahead of Summer's Day

Every week, an average of five children present to an emergency department with an injury related to button batteries in Australia.
12 Feb 2015

WA: On-the-spot fine for selling unsafe baby products

A Seville Grove woman who was selling used baby products online has been given on-the-spot fines of $2,640 after several baby car seats and walkers offered for sale failed to meet safety regulations.
10 Feb 2015

QLD: Safe installation of blind and curtain cords a must

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding Queenslanders about the dangers of loose hanging and looped blind and curtain cords following the introduction of a new safety standard.