Media releases

31 Aug 2015

WA: Urgent advice for owners of recalled Samsung washing machines

WA owners of recalled models of Samsung top loader washing machines are being advised by Consumer Protection to urgently seek a refund from their retailer or supplier.
28 Aug 2015

Consumer guarantee rights following Samsung washing machine recall

The ACCC has recently become aware of reports that some consumers with recalled Samsung washing machines have been offered a repair for their recalled machine, but not a replacement or refund.
25 Aug 2015

SA: Showbag inspections making this year’s show safe for children

An inspection of 218 show bags prior to this year’s Royal Adelaide Show has identified only two items with potential safety issues.
14 Aug 2015

WA: Fire hazard warning over Samsung washing machines

A house fire in Parmelia has prompted a joint warning from fire and product safety authorities in WA following the recall of certain models of Samsung top loader washing machines which could pose a serious fire hazard.
13 Aug 2015

QLD: Ethanol burner safety – Don't fuel the fire

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) today released a new safety awareness film to educate Queenslanders about the dangers of ethanol burners.