News

18 Feb 2013

Free webinar: Mandatory reporting of product-related death, injury & illness under the Australian Consumer Law

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.
14 Feb 2013

Commencement of new mandatory standard for baby walkers

New mandatory standard for baby walkers to take effect from 15 February 2013.
26 Oct 2012

Introducing the Recalls mobile website

Check out the mobile-friendly version of the Product Safety Recalls Australia website!
12 Oct 2012

Proposed new safety standard for the supply of portable swimming pools

The ACCC is seeking comment on the proposed draft mandatory standard for portable swimming pools.
3 Sep 2012

QLD: Bunk bed compliance for short-term rental accommodation

From 21 October 2013 bunk beds supplied in short-term rental accommodation in Queensland will have to meet mandatory safety standards. Find out more...
24 Jul 2012

Review of mandatory standard for baby walkers - second round consultation

The ACCC has amended the draft revised mandatory standard for baby walkers since the first round of consultation.
11 Jul 2012

Tobacco health warnings - supplier guide now available

The supplier guide is now available for the new information standard on tobacco health warnings which takes full effect on 1 December 2012.
19 Jan 2012

Proposed regulation of domestic trampolines - Draft regulation impact statement

This document provides information and seeks public comment on the proposed regulation.
22 Dec 2011

Mandatory information standard for tobacco (graphic health warnings) commences 1 January 2012

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.
15 Dec 2011

ACCC launches Product Safety page on Facebook

The ACCC today launched its first Facebook page ‘ACCC Product Safety’.