News

26 Feb 2010

Show bags given the all clear

Today, Consumer Affairs Victoria product safety officers from Berwick and Melbourne inspected 150 show bags ahead of The Berwick & District Show this weekend.
5 Feb 2010

WA bans toy-like novelty cigarette lighters

Toy-like novelty cigarette lighters are being banned in Western Australia from today (5 February 2010), amid fears children could literally end up playing with fire.
23 Jan 2010

Toy-like cigarette lighters banned

Minister for Fair Trading Peter Lawlor has ordered an interim ban on the sale of toy-like novelty cigarette lighters in Queensland.
15 Jan 2010

Novelty cigarette lighters banned

The Commissioner for Fair Trading, Mr Jon Quiggin, today announced that a range of novelty cigarette lighters shaped like toys such as frogs, hammers, cars and ducks will be banned from sale pending further investigations.
6 Jan 2010

Novelty lighters banned

Cigarette lighters that look like toys have been banned from sale in South Australia to prevent fires and burn injuries to children and adults.