News

2 Jul 2021

A new home for road vehicle recalls

As of 1 July 2021, road vehicle recalls are published by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the department) on the Vehicle Recalls website, www.vehiclerecalls.gov.au.
9 Jun 2021

Button batteries: Tiny batteries. Big danger.

Button batteries are lurking everywhere in your home. Knowing the big danger this little battery poses means you can take steps to keep your children safe.
4 Jun 2021

Electrical product recalls

Many Australian homes contain dangerous electrical products that can cause serious burns and death, and have been recalled. Find out if these might be present in your home, and make sure you get a professional to check for and replace these unsafe products.
1 Jun 2021

Supplier guidance released for button/coin battery standards

The ACCC has released supplier guidance for the mandatory standards for button/coin batteries and consumer goods containing button/coin batteries.
1 Jun 2021

Well winter safety tips

Winter is here and that means products like heaters, electric blankets, hot water bottles and heat packs are coming out of storage or being purchased. These products don’t just pose a safety risk if used or stored incorrectly, they can become unsafe when used together, or with other products. Our ‘well winter’ safety tips can help keep you and your family safe and warm.
29 Apr 2021

MyDeal.com.au commits to strengthen product safety online

MyDeal.com.au (MyDeal) has today become the latest online marketplace to confirm its commitment to protecting consumers from unsafe goods online by signing up to the Australian Product Safety Pledge (the pledge).