News

25 Nov 2019

Baby walkers injure more than 100 children annually

Over 100 children visit emergency rooms each year from incidents involving baby walkers, and the ACCC is urging parents and carers to be aware of the potential hazards if they are not used safely.

10 Dec 2018

Safe summer 2018

We want you to have a safe, happy and healthy summer. Many summer products can be unsafe if they are left unattended or aren’t used properly. To have a safe summer, follow our top tips.
3 Dec 2015

Baby sling safety

Baby slings can be dangerous for your baby if worn incorrectly or if the wrong type of sling is used. Check out this alert for tips on choosing, wearing and using slings safely.

4 Feb 2013

Pram and stroller safety

The ACCC is urging parents and carers to follow some simple safety tips when using prams and strollers.

21 Nov 2011

Public warning notice on unsafe online child car restraints

Parents are warned not to purchase a particular type of child car restraint being sold online that appears to breach Australia’s mandatory safety standards.
18 Aug 2011

Proposed ban notices

Invitation to request the ACCC hold a conference in relation to the proposed permanent ban on certain babies’ dummies and the proposed permanent ban on certain dummy chains
15 Jul 2011

Babies dummies and chains banned by Parliamentary Secretary to Treasurer

Babies dummies and chains with decorations (or 'bling') have been banned effective immediately following initial action taken by the NSW Fair Trading and a subsequent recommendation by the ACCC.

7 Feb 2011

Phil and Ted's strollers

The Queensland Minister for Fair Trading has issued a safety warning notice about two models of Phil and Teds strollers.