26 Aug 2013 QLD: Dangers of blind and curtain cords highlighted by child’s death The Queensland Office of Fair Trading said the tragic death of a toddler in New South Wales last week has highlighted to parents the hidden dangers of cords on blinds and curtains. 16 Aug 2013 VIC: 28,000 dangerous products seized in 2012-13 Consumer Affairs Victoria inspectors have seized 28,000 unsafe products and toys from importers and retailers across Victoria in the 2012-13 financial year. 16 Aug 2013 National ban on synthetic drugs extended The Federal Government has extended the national interim ban on a range of dangerous synthetic drugs and will commence the process to put in place a permanent ban. 7 Aug 2013 QLD: Top five tips for EKKA safety The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has released its Top 5 tips for EKKA Safety to help families enjoy a safe visit to Brisbane’s annual show. 1 Aug 2013 Cosmetics recalled after failing ACCC testing Three cosmetic products with dangerous levels of microbial contamination have been recalled after an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission product safety survey.