News

18 Dec 2012

Children’s nightwear safety alert

Check out these tips on helping to reduce fire risks from your children's nightwear.

26 Oct 2012

Introducing the Recalls mobile website

Check out the mobile-friendly version of the Product Safety Recalls Australia website!
18 Oct 2012

Straight off, straight out of reach! Staying safe with hair straighteners

Did you know that a hair straightener can get hot enough to fry an egg? Check out safety information on hair straighteners from Queensland Office of Fair Trading.

12 Oct 2012

Proposed new safety standard for the supply of portable swimming pools

The ACCC is seeking comment on the proposed draft mandatory standard for portable swimming pools.
10 Sep 2012

ACCC’s Product Safety Twitter account updated: new look and name

We’ve given our Product Safety Twitter account a brand new look.

3 Sep 2012

QLD: Bunk bed compliance for short-term rental accommodation

From 21 October 2013 bunk beds supplied in short-term rental accommodation in Queensland will have to meet mandatory safety standards. Find out more...
24 Jul 2012

Review of mandatory standard for baby walkers - second round consultation

The ACCC has amended the draft revised mandatory standard for baby walkers since the first round of consultation.
11 Jul 2012

Tobacco health warnings - supplier guide now available

The supplier guide is now available for the new information standard on tobacco health warnings which takes full effect on 1 December 2012.
29 May 2012

Queensland Fair Trading releases steps for safe viewing of astronomical events

This year two rare astronomical events will take place in Australia, the Transit of Venus and a total solar eclipse.

19 Jan 2012

Proposed regulation of domestic trampolines - Draft regulation impact statement

This document provides information and seeks public comment on the proposed regulation.