Media releases

24 Jun 2015

QLD: Faulty solar systems present fire risk

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading is reminding owners of ‘Blueline Solar’ branded solar systems to check their systems for recalled isolator switches.
9 Jun 2015

SA: Spend a Penny fined for supplying unsafe baby toys

The operator of the Spend a Penny stores has been prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of $4,540 for supplying baby toys that failed mandatory safety standards following an inspection by the state’s consumer watchdog.
2 Jun 2015

QLD: Safe use of household winter warmers

As another winter starts, the Office of Fair Trading is reminding Queenslanders to stay safe while using heaters, hot water bottles, electric blankets and children’s nightwear.
2 Jun 2015

VIC: Crushing end for dangerous toys

The Andrews Victorian Labor Government is putting Victorian traders on notice to keep banned or unsafe toys off their shelves, or risk hefty fines of up to $1.1 million.