29 Nov 2013 VIC: Dangerous toys crushed in lead-up to Christmas Thousands of dangerous toys were crushed today to ensure a safer Christmas for children across Victoria. 28 Nov 2013 NSW: Fair Trading pre-Christmas blitz on dangerous toys New South Wales Minister for Fair Trading Anthony Roberts today revealed the dangerous toys and products uncovered during Fair Trading’s pre-Christmas compliance checks. 23 Nov 2013 'Fire wallets' safety warning issued due to possible asbestos risk The Federal Government has issued a Safety Warning Notice to consumers about an asbestos risk associated with a product known as “fire wallets” sold by an eBay trader and at a stall at this year’s Royal Melbourne Show. 22 Nov 2013 ACCC warns of portable pool dangers The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning about the potential hazards of portable pools after recent statistics showed a high risk of drowning for children under the age of five. 19 Nov 2013 QLD: Bleach tablets recalled A brand of bleach tablets have been recalled after the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) identified the product not being supplied in re-sealable child resistant container. 13 Nov 2013 QLD: Beware of button batteries The Queensland Office of Fair Trading is reminding parents and carers about the dangers of button batteries after a nine-month-old boy was hospitalised on Monday for swallowing one of the batteries. 8 Nov 2013 WA: Sky lantern seller fined in WA consumer law first A Perth newsagency owner has been fined $1,000 for selling a sky lantern, in the first conviction of its kind in WA under the Australian Consumer Law. 5 Nov 2013 QLD: Staying safe this summer Time to get out those swimmers, summer is almost here. With the hot weather already upon us the Queensland Office of Fair Trading is reminding you to stay safe this summer.