News

1 Apr 2015

Don't use a dangerous gas cooker this Easter

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is warning consumers that six models of ‘lunchbox’ gas cookers have defective over-pressure valves that pose a risk of explosion and injury.
31 Mar 2015

NSW: Don’t be a bunny with safety

Before heading away for Easter holidays consumers are being encouraged to hop-to-it and return or discard any products that may have been recalled or deemed unsafe.
20 Mar 2015

WA: Public warning on portable butane 'lunchbox' cookers

EnergySafety and Consumer Protection have issued a joint public warning to consumers not to buy or use portable butane ‘lunchbox’ type cookers due to safety concerns.
12 Mar 2015

NSW: Reminder on dangers of portable butane cookers

New South Wales Fair Trading is reminding consumers to be aware of the dangers of using portable butane gas cookers, following a public warning issued last week.
4 Mar 2015

NSW: Public warning on portable butane ‘lunchbox’ cookers

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers not to buy portable butane ‘lunchbox’ type cookers due to safety issues, including overheating.
22 Dec 2014

Check your homes for unsafe power boards and double adaptors

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging consumers to inspect all power boards and double adaptors in their homes after receiving 13 recall notifications within the last five months. There have been 216,273 potentially affected units distributed nationwide, with the majority supplied within the last five years.
24 Oct 2014

NSW bans the sale of non-compliant (outdoor) gas heaters

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe announced a ban on the sale of certain models of area (outdoor) gas heaters due to non-compliance with the Australian Standard.
5 Aug 2014

NSW: Officeworks product recall for USBs

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Matthew Mason-Cox today is urging consumers to check their USB chargers following a national voluntary product recall of USB chargers previously sold by Officeworks.
19 Jun 2014

WA: Further update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warnings about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21 and May 23.
23 May 2014

WA: Update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21.