Media releases

26 Jul 2010

Sale of non-compliant baby rattles breaches the Trade Practices Act

Discount goods wholesaler, Cut Price Imports, has contravened the Trade Practices Act 1974 by supplying baby rattles which did not comply with the mandatory consumer product safety standard for toys for children up to the age of 36 months, the Federal Court, Perth has declared.
15 Jul 2010

Safety reminder about motor vehicle recovery straps

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding consumers about the potential dangers of ‘recovery’ or ‘snatch’ straps used to tow bogged cars.