Media releases

15 Feb 2011

Avoid injury and cycle safely

With cycling events happening around the region in the coming weeks, Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding riders to always take care when using their bikes and bike accessories.
8 Feb 2011

Consumer safety alert - warning on popular strollers

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has serious concerns about two models of Phil & Teds strollers based on their stability when fitted with an additional seat.
8 Feb 2011

Unsafe products permanently banned under Australian Consumer Law

Cigarette lighters that look like children's toys and 'sky lanterns' are among the first 10 permanent product bans made under the new Australian Consumer Law, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.

4 Feb 2011

ACCC urges Australians to put child safety first with treadmills

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today urged parents and suppliers to put child safety first with fitness equipment, particularly treadmills.