News

27 May 2014

ACCC warns of recalled winter products

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is encouraging consumers to check the Recalls Australia website or download the Recalls Australia app so they can warm up safely this winter.
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.
21 May 2014

WA: Warning issued on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued a public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems installed since January 1, 2012.
20 May 2014

NSW: Recall of Solar Isolators

Acting New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Robert Vellar has announced a recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators imported by the Queensland company Advancetech Pty Ltd.
19 May 2014

NSW: Warning on Avanco DC Solar Isolators

Acting New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rob Vellar today advised NSW consumers and traders of the recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators, initiated by the Electrical Safety Office in Queensland.
16 May 2014

ACCC warns of unsafe Remington rifles

The ACCC is alerting consumers that Remington USA has recalled certain rifles that may have an unsafe trigger mechanism.
8 May 2014

Soccer goalpost safety warning as season kicks off

The ACCC is reminding parents, teachers and coaches about the deadly dangers of moveable soccer goalposts as children’s soccer season kicks off around the country.
4 May 2014

NSW: Make Mother’s day memorable for all the right reasons

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres is urging families to be on the lookout for unapproved electrical goods when shopping for Mother’s Day gifts.
16 Apr 2014

NSW: Quad bike national safety campaign

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres has welcomed the launch of a national safety campaign to raise awareness on the dangers of quad bikes.
15 Apr 2014

NSW: Public safety warning – electric hot water bottles

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres today announced a statewide prohibition by Fair Trading on the sale of electric hot water bottles, also known as electric heat packs, due to the risk of death or injury from electric shock.