News

10 Jul 2009

Car jack incident a timely warning

An incident in Melbourne this week where a man was pinned underneath a car after a jack collapsed is a timely warning about the proper use of the products, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Deputy Chair, Peter Kell, warned today.
7 Apr 2009

Easter—DIY safely

For many Australians the Easter break is the ideal time to catch up on those 'little jobs' that go undone on a normal weekend.
11 Nov 2008

Autobarn receives a sober warning

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted a court enforceable undertaking from Autobarn Pty Ltd, after concerns about representations made on the packaging of a personal breathalyser.
1 Sep 2008

Online trader recalls child restraint systems for cars after ACCC raises safety concerns

Xport Investments Pty Ltd has issued a national voluntary recall of two models of child restraint systems for use in motor vehicles after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission raised concerns that the systems may not comply with the prescribed consumer product safety standard.
10 Apr 2008

ACCC accepts vehicle jacks undertaking

Caravan manufacturer, Jayco Corporation Pty Ltd, has given the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission a court-enforceable undertaking over the supply of certain vehicle jacks with its caravans.