The mandatory information standard for the display of graphic health warnings on tobacco products commences on Sunday 1 January 2012 and takes full effect on 1 December 2012. The standard covers all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
The ACCC has released the second round consultation paper and is seeking comments on the proposed mandatory Tobacco Labelling (Graphic Health Warnings) Standard by 8 November 2011. It is intended to be in place by 1 January 2012, with full compliance required by 1 July 2012.
The national DIY vehicle maintenance safety campaign has jacked up its efforts to prevent Aussies getting injured or killed while working under their car by releasing a YouTube safety film and launching an Australia-wide competition.
The ACCC has released a consultation paper seeking comments on a proposed mandatory Tobacco Labelling (Graphic Health Warnings) Standard. It is intended to be in place by 1 January 2012, with full compliance required by 1 July 2012. Interested parties and individuals are invited to provide written submissions by 17 October 2011.
The earlier ban on miniature motorbikes with unsafe design features has been replaced with a new permanent ban to ensure miniature motorbikes which were not intended to be captured by the regulation no longer fall within its scope.