Media releases

29 Nov 2011

New laws protect Christmas shoppers

Christmas shoppers in WA will have the protection of the new Australian Consumer Law (ACL) for the first time this year with agencies planning a pre-Christmas campaign.
21 Nov 2011

Parents Warned About Buying Unsafe Child Car Restraints Online

Parents are being warned not to purchase a type of child car restraint being sold online that appears to breach Australia's mandatory safety standards, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.
20 Nov 2011

Consumer Watchdog Blitz on Dodgy Christmas Toys

Dangerous toys will be removed from shelves in the lead-up to Christmas as consumer affairs agencies blitz thousands of stores, markets and online shops, said Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, David Bradbury.
20 Nov 2011

Deadly toys creep back onto market

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding parents and traders about the dangers of ‘yo-yo balls’ following the seizure of more than 20,000 of the banned toys in recent weeks.