Media releases

31 Mar 2016

Have your say on the Australian Consumer Law

Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) today released an Issues Paper calling for submissions on the Australian Consumer Law Review.
30 Mar 2016

VIC: Defects and refunds among top consumer questions

Victorians have contacted Consumer Affairs Victoria more than 175,000 times in six months.

24 Mar 2016

ACCC releases poisons report

The ACCC is reminding parents to remove poisonous products from children’s reach, with data revealing almost 2,500 children are admitted to hospital every year following poisonings.
18 Mar 2016

Interim ban imposed on unsafe hoverboards

Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer has today imposed an interim ban to prevent the supply of hoverboards that do not meet safety standards for batteries and related circuits.
2 Mar 2016

Tradespeople and homeowners warned of immediate risks from Infinity electrical cables

Approximately 2,300km of dangerous Infinity electrical cable is still installed in thousands of homes across Australia.