News

10 Dec 2018

Safe summer 2018

We want you to have a safe, happy and healthy summer. Many summer products can be unsafe if they are left unattended or aren’t used properly. To have a safe summer, follow our top tips.
2 Jan 2018

ACCC surveillance activity targets decorative alcohol fuelled devices

In August 2017, the ACCC undertook surveillance focussing on the supply of decorative alcohol fuelled devices, more commonly known as ethanol burners.

11 Dec 2017

Safe summer 2017

Products and activities common to this time of year can pose accident risks, particularly if you aren't vigilant or fail to identify safety hazards.

25 Nov 2016

Safe Summer 2016

Enjoy a Safe Summer by making sure the products you use are safe for you and your family.

16 Dec 2014

Improved safety standard for bean bags

The Australian Government has announced a new mandatory safety standard for bean bags, to commence on 1 January 2016.
1 Aug 2014

Consultation for the review of the mandatory standard for household cots

The ACCC is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for household cots. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business 15 September 2014.
1 Aug 2014

Consultation for the review of the mandatory standard for bunk beds

The ACCC is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bunk beds. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business 15 September 2014.
27 Sep 2013

International acclaim for Standards Australia Committee with ACCC membership

The Standards Australia Committee, CS-003 Safety Requirements for Children's Furniture, has received the prestigious United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman's Commendation Award. The ACCC is a Committee member.
19 Sep 2013

Consultation paper for the review of the mandatory standard for bean bags

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bean bags. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 21 October 2013.
2 Sep 2013

Consultation paper: Proposed services standard for Corded Internal Window Coverings

The ACCC is considering the introduction of a mandatory standard for installing corded internal window coverings in domestic dwellings. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by Monday, 14 October 2013.