News

18 Jul 2011

National product safety ban for 'Bling' dummies

Baby dummies and chains with decorations called "Bling" have been banned nationally because they could pose a serious safety risk.
22 Jun 2011

Cots undergo safety audit

South Australian Minister for Consumer Affairs Gail Gago has announced the South Australian Office of Consumer and Business Affairs is conducting an audit on cots as part of an Australia-wide strategy to ensure products are meeting safety regulations.
5 May 2011

Bondi Junction retailer fined for ignoring product safety

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today said a Bondi Junction retailer had been ordered to pay $9,630 by Downing Centre Local Court for selling toys that posed a serious safety risk to children.
5 May 2011

Liverpool retailer fined for ignoring product safety

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today said a Liverpool retailer had been ordered to pay $2,259 by Liverpool Local Court for selling toys that posed a serious safety risk to children.
5 May 2011

Eastwood retailer fined for ignoring product safety

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today said an Eastwood retailer had been ordered to pay $1,916 by Parramatta Local Court for selling toys that posed a serious safety risk to children.
20 Apr 2011

Blacktown retailer fined for ignoring product safety

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today said a Blacktown retailer has been ordered to pay $2,339 by Parramatta Local Court for displaying and selling toys that pose a serious safety risk to children.
20 Apr 2011

Mascot retailer fined for ignoring product safety

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts today said a Mascot retailer had been ordered to pay $1,079 by Newtown Local Court for displaying and selling a toy that posed a serious safety risk to children.
14 Apr 2011

Retailer fined for safety breaches

A Hurstville retailer with stores in Hurstville and Wellington and formerly at Bankstown has been fined more than $20,000 by a magistrate for nine breaches of product safety regulations.
14 Apr 2011

Showbag and sideshow alley safety

NSW Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts said safety checks for the Royal Easter Show had cleared showbags, with all toys and novelty items complying with product safety laws.
25 Mar 2011

Pram safety video provides valuable advice

South Australian Consumer Affairs Minister Gail Gago today launched a new pram safety video at this year’s Pregnancy, Babies and Children’s Expo.