News

14 Jan 2016

Safety Warning Notice on Hoverboards

The Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, the Honourable Kelly O'Dwyer, has published a Safety Warning Notice on hoverboards.

13 Jan 2016

NSW: Recalls Risk a Real Hazard

Acting NSW Fair Trading Commissioner John Tansey is warning NSW consumers and businesses about recalled products that pose a threat to public safety and encouraging people to check the ACCC recalls website at www.recalls.gov.au for information or to subscribe for email alerts.
7 Jan 2016

Product safety tips for online shopping

Be careful when buying online. Check your purchases meet mandatory Australian requirements.

6 Jan 2016

WA: Concern over hoverboard safety and fire risks

Consumer Protection has expressed concern about the safety of hoverboards and the fire risks associated with some models.