Media releases

23 Apr 2016

Hoverboards interim ban to remain

The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer, has decided to maintain the national interim ban on the supply of hoverboards that do not meet safety standards.
18 Apr 2016

High lift jacks suppliers pay penalties following ACCC infringement notices

Online retailers Autoplus Pty Ltd (Autoplus), Smartchannel Pty Ltd trading as Outbax Camping (Outbax) and Sun Yee International Pty Ltd (Sun Yee) have each paid a penalty of $10,200 after being issued with an infringement notice by the ACCC.
7 Apr 2016

VIC: Company fined for supply of unsafe goods

A former Altona North company has been penalised $60,000 for supplying a range of banned goods, including miniature motorbikes (also known as monkey bikes), and goods that did not comply with Australian safety standards.