Media releases

31 Mar 2013

VIC: Dangerous products spark national recalls

Two dangerous products have been voluntarily recalled after more than 10,000 items were seized from shelves by Consumer Affairs Victoria inspectors. From the Minister for Consumer Affairs
28 Mar 2013

QLD: Tips for snatch strap safety this Easter break

Four-wheel drive enthusiasts planning to make the most of the Easter break are reminded to be safe when using vehicle recovery straps.
28 Mar 2013

ACCC warns of dangerous quad bike practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging quad bike users to ride safely this Easter weekend after new research found unsafe riding practices are common.
21 Mar 2013

CPSC and ACCC warn of poison dangers with liquid laundry packets

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the ACCC are urging parents to take immediate action to ensure their family is not exposed to the hazards posed by liquid laundry packets or capsules.
21 Mar 2013

ACCC jumps on unsafe trampoline practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning parents and carers about safe trampoline use after a recent survey showed that injuries are common.
20 Mar 2013

NSW: Fair Trading Checks Safeguard Show Patrons

New South Wales Fair Trading has given a clean bill of health to this year’s Royal Easter showbags, after completing checks on 322 showbags supplied by seven exhibitors.