News

21 Oct 2013

QLD: New bunk bed rules start today

As of today (21 October), short-term rental accommodation providers are required to meet the new mandatory bunk bed safety standard.
27 Sep 2013

International acclaim for Standards Australia Committee with ACCC membership

The Standards Australia Committee, CS-003 Safety Requirements for Children's Furniture, has received the prestigious United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman's Commendation Award. The ACCC is a Committee member.
19 Sep 2013

Consultation paper for the review of the mandatory standard for bean bags

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bean bags. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 21 October 2013.
13 Sep 2013

QLD: Spring into bunk bed safety these school holidays

From 21 October 2013 bunk beds supplied in short-term rental accommodation in Queensland will have to meet mandatory safety standards.
23 May 2013

QLD: Countdown to new rules for bunk bed safety

The Queensland Office of Fair Trading is warning owners of short-term rental accommodation to check their bunk beds meet new mandatory safety standards or risk a $200 000 fine.