News

11 Jul 2014

QLD: Attorney-General issues safety warning

An investigation has been launched and a formal safety warning issued following several serious incidents involving ethanol fireplaces.
11 Jul 2014

NT: Territory Day promotional bracelet

Intex International Group Pty Ltd has issued a Product Safety Recall for the promotional bracelets contained in the Territory Day merchandise packs, recently distributed through schools by the Northern Territory Government.
1 Jul 2014

ACCC releases new tool to help parents identify choking hazards for children

The ACCC has released a free do-it-yourself ‘Choke Check’ safety tool to help parents detect choking hazards for babies and toddlers.
19 Jun 2014

WA: Further update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warnings about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21 and May 23.
12 Jun 2014

NSW: Warning on recalled heaters

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning on recalled and dangerous electric heaters, including the Sunair model FHS35 plastic bodied fan heater recalled in 2009.
11 Jun 2014

NSW: Warning on dangerous gas cabinet heaters

Following a fire at a Rose Bay unit last night, New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe and Fire & Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins today reissued a warning on dangerous gas cabinet heaters.
4 Jun 2014

NSW: Electric blanket recall

New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging consumers to check the safety of their electric blankets, following a series of voluntary recalls in recent months.
23 May 2014

WA: Update to warning on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued an update on the public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems, issued on May 21.
21 May 2014

WA: Warning issued on dangerous solar isolating switches

EnergySafety has issued a public warning about dangerous switches used in some solar systems installed since January 1, 2012.
20 May 2014

NSW: Recall of Solar Isolators

Acting New South Wales Fair Trading Commissioner Robert Vellar has announced a recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators imported by the Queensland company Advancetech Pty Ltd.