News

15 Apr 2011

Traders fail mandatory labelling standard for bean bags: Fantastic Furniture penalised $300,000

Fantastic Furniture Pty Ltd, Spotlight Pty Ltd and Smash Enterprises Pty Ltd supplied bean bag covers which failed the mandatory labelling standard.
13 Apr 2011

Industry guide aims to protect Queensland kids from injuries

An Australian Standards handbook for bunk bed safety is now available to the holiday accommodation industry.
11 Mar 2010

Safe sleeping for infants

Fair Trading Minister Peter Lawlor has urged all new parents to be aware of safe sleeping advice when deciding on their baby’s sleeping arrangements.
4 Mar 2010

Bunk bed importer improves quality control after safety standard breach

Linksea Pty Limited will modify its designs and monitor the quality of bunk beds it imports to ensure they comply with the mandatory safety standard as a part of court enforceable undertakings made to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
21 Dec 2009

Make sure your holiday doesn’t turn to tragedy

Take a little time to ensure your holiday accommodation is safe for you and your children is the message from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) these Christmas holidays.
25 May 2009

ACCC accepts court enforceable undertaking from bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has accepted court enforceable undertakings from Mr Sanjay Goel, trading as Pacific ImpExp Services, after finding that two of his bunk bed models did not comply with the mandatory product safety standard.
6 Apr 2009

National attack on dodgy cots

"The safety of children is paramount and this is reflected in tomorrow's voluntary recall of faulty cots," ACCC Deputy Chairman, Mr Peter Kell, said today.
26 Feb 2009

Court declares bunk bed supplier failed safety standard

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has obtained declarations and final orders by consent in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd, trading as Infinity Megastore, and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
23 Dec 2008

ACCC takes urgent legal action against bunk bed supplier

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission obtained interlocutory orders, by consent, yesterday in the Federal Court, Melbourne against Aziz Properties and Services Pty Ltd and its sole officeholder, Dr Rodney Aziz.
20 Nov 2008

Bed retailers recall unsafe bunks

Bed retail chains Sleep City Holdings Limited and Fantastic Furniture Pty Ltd have recalled bunk beds that failed to meet the required safety standard.