The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is conducting a review of the mandatory safety standard for the supply of motorcycle helmets. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 2 September 2013.
The revised version of the voluntary Children’s Nightwear Standard (AS/NZS 1249) has been released as a draft for public comment. Public consultation meetings are planned for Sydney (26 July 2013) and Melbourne (31 July 2013).
Standards Australia has published for public comment a draft revision of the Australian Standard for children's Nightwear and limited daywear. The ACCC is encouraging all relevant stakeholders to review Standards Australia’s proposal.
On 20 June 2013, Standards Australia published for public comment a draft revision of the Australian Standard 1900-2002 Flotation aids for water familiarisation and swimming tuition. The ACCC is encouraging all relevant stakeholders to review Standards Australia’s proposal.
On 27 May 2013, the Commonwealth Assistant Treasurer, the Hon David Bradbury MP, announced that he intended to amend the Competition and Consumer (Tobacco) Information Standard 2011 (Tobacco Standard).
The ACCC is holding a free webinar on mandatory reporting requirements under the Australian Consumer Law on 10 April 2013 at 12:00pm AEST. This is a webinar aimed at anyone dealing in consumer goods in Australia.