Media releases

25 Jun 2010

Biggest changes to the Trade Practices Act in 35 years

The Parliament has passed the most comprehensive changes to the Trade Practices Act since its inception in 1974, Competition Policy and Consumer Affairs Minister Craig Emerson said.
17 Jun 2010

Replace your hot water bottle now

Hot water bottles should be replaced each year to reduce the risk of burns, said Consumer Affairs Minister Craig Emerson.
16 Jun 2010

Keep everyone safe and warm this winter

A fiery safety demonstration in which children’s pyjamas went up in flames after resting on a heater served as a warning about potential hazards this winter.
3 Jun 2010

Consumer warning about 3D TVs

Consumer Protection WA is warning Western Australians to consider the potential health risks associated with 3D televisions before buying one.