News

2 Apr 2014

NSW: Public warning on dangerous spas

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning the public about potentially dangerous spas sold by Euromax Spas, Euromax Imports, www.euromaxspas.com.au, www.euromaxdirect.com.au, Urban Boutique Pty Ltd and its directors Gerasimos Lord and Nicholas Lord.
28 Mar 2014

NSW puts safety first when it comes to portable pools

New South Wales Fair Trading Minister Stuart Ayres is reminding all suppliers, retailers and purchasers of portable swimming pools that new mandatory safety standards come into effect on 30 March 2014.
27 Mar 2014

Be retail ready for new portable pool safety requirements

The ACCC is reminding pool suppliers that the new mandatory safety standard for portable swimming pools commences on 30 March 2014.
8 Mar 2014

TAS: Swimming Pool Safety Standards

Portable and inflatable swimming pools will need to come with mandatory safety warnings under new national safety standards to be introduced later this month.
3 Mar 2014

VIC: Consumer Affairs Victoria pumps up safety warning for inflatable and portable pools

Inflatable pools will need to come with mandatory safety warnings under new national safety standards introduced this month.
26 Feb 2014

QLD: Hidden household hazards for children

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is urging parents to be aware of hidden dangers in common household items that can cause unintentional injury or death.
21 Feb 2014

NSW: Portable pool safety a NSW priority

New South Wales Fair Trading will begin compliance checks on retailers of portable swimming pools across the state next week, in the lead up to new national safety laws coming into effect on 30 March.
3 Feb 2014

QLD: Portable pool safety warning

With Queensland in the midst of a hot summer, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is warning consumers about the dangers portable and inflatable pools pose to young children.
6 Jan 2014

NSW: Pool safety warning from fair trading

Acting Fair Trading Commissioner John Tansey today issued a warning to consumers about the dangers presented by inflatable and portable pools.

20 Dec 2013

Commencement of new mandatory standard for portable swimming pools

The new mandatory standard for portable swimming pools made by the Commonwealth Assistant Treasurer on 4 January 2013 comes into full effect on 30 March 2014. It prescribes mandatory labelling requirements for portable swimming pools and retail packaging for portable swimming pools.