Media releases

31 Mar 2010

ACCC institutes proceedings against Cut Price Imports

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court, Perth, against Alvaton Holdings Pty Ltd trading as Cut Price Imports.
30 Mar 2010

Hospital, research benefits after nightwear code breach

Big W will make a contribution of $200,000 to the Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick and $200,000 to a major research program into the mandatory safety standard after breaches of the children's nightwear code.
26 Mar 2010

DIY + safety = a safe Easter break

Consumer Affairs Victoria Director Dr Claire Noone is urging Victorians to stay safe as people use the Easter break to catch up on their DIY jobs.
26 Mar 2010

ACCC advice on infant slings for young babies

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission advises parents and caregivers to be cautious when using infant slings for babies younger than four months of age.

15 Mar 2010

Tragic deaths highlight blind cord danger

Parents need to remain vigilant about the dangers of blind cords, according to Minister for Fair Trading Peter Lawlor.
11 Mar 2010

Safe sleeping for infants

Fair Trading Minister Peter Lawlor has urged all new parents to be aware of safe sleeping advice when deciding on their baby’s sleeping arrangements.
4 Mar 2010

Bunk bed importer improves quality control after safety standard breach

Linksea Pty Limited will modify its designs and monitor the quality of bunk beds it imports to ensure they comply with the mandatory safety standard as a part of court enforceable undertakings made to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.