Media releases

25 Jan 2011

Treadmill warning

The ACT Commissioner for Fair Trading, Mr Brett Phillips, is reminding consumers of the need to be aware of the dangers that some household items can pose to children.
25 Jan 2011

A toy story not to be repeated

Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding Victorians that pool toys and other floatation devices are not a substitute for proper safety devices in the water.
24 Jan 2011

Online trader fined for selling flammable infant sleep bags

Online trader, Philip Robinson, has been convicted and ordered to pay nearly $15,000 in fines and costs for selling non-compliant infant sleep bags known as Grobags. Mr Robinson pleaded guilty to the offences.
13 Jan 2011

Australia and United States signal closer ties on consumer product safety

Consumers in both Australia and the United States will benefit from improved consumer product safety protection following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).