Media releases

24 Jan 2013

NSW: Australia Day warning on BBQs and small gas cookers

In the lead up to Australia Day, NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging the community to stay safe this Australia Day by carefully reading instructions when using small gas cookers, commonly known as lunchbox cookers.
24 Jan 2013

Cars, DVD players amongst over 2.4 million faulty products recalled during December quarter

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has released a summary of consumer product recalls announced during the October-December 2012 quarter.
9 Jan 2013

NSW: Public safety warning on treadmills

Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a reminder of the dangers of treadmills to young children.
5 Jan 2013

New safety standard for portable pools

New warning labels will be required on portable pools from March 2014 under a new mandatory safety standard, said Assistant Treasurer David Bradbury.