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Views sought to help prevent deaths and injuries from toppling furniture and televisions...News 2 Aug 2021 The ACCC is seeking submissions from stakeholders, including consumers, consumer safety advocates, the furniture and television industries, and medical professionals about the safety hazards posed
01 Aug 2021
What’s at stake: toppling furniture and televisions...Page It’s natural for kids to climb, reach, and pull themselves up on furniture. It might be to reach for a toy or something interesting. But even a small child can make a heavy piece of furniture tip over, with potentially tragic consequences....What
06 Aug 2021
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23 Dec 2015
QLD: New bunk bed rules start today...News 21 Oct 2013 As of today (21 October), short-term rental accommodation providers are required to meet the new mandatory bunk bed safety standard. Fair Trading Executive Director Brian Bauer said the standard has been put in place to keep children safe while the
21 Oct 2013
QLD: Spring into bunk bed safety these school holidays...News 13 Sep 2013 From 21 October 2013 bunk beds supplied in short-term rental accommodation in Queensland will have to meet mandatory safety standards. Families taking children on holidays over the upcoming school holidays are reminded to check t
13 Sep 2013
QLD: Warning on furniture tumble risks...News 26 Oct 2012 The Office of Fair Trading has renewed its warning about the risks of unstable furniture and appliances following the tragic death of a child in Western Australia earlier this week (23 October). The five-year-old boy was killed when a television
26 Oct 2012
VIC: Warning on TV and furniture tip-over hazards...News 30 Oct 2012 Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding Victorians to check their household furniture for stability and safety, after a five-year-old boy died when a television set fell on him at his Western Australian home. The dangers of heavy house
30 Oct 2012
Bunk bed laws protecting Queensland children from today...News 9 Dec 2011 The risk of unsafe bunk beds harming Queensland children will now be reduced with new laws coming into effect today. Attorney-General Paul Lucas said the new regulations give short-term accommodation providers until the 21 Octobe
09 Dec 2011
Safe sleeping for infants...News 11 Mar 2010 Fair Trading Minister Peter Lawlor has urged all new parents to be aware of safe sleeping advice when deciding on their baby’s sleeping arrangements. His comments follows the New South Wales government’s announcement that it has ordered a review into the saf
11 Mar 2010
Bunk bed importer improves quality control after safety standard breach...News 4 Mar 2010 Linksea Pty Limited will modify its designs and monitor the quality of bunk beds it imports to ensure they comply with the mandatory safety standard as a part of court enforceable undertakings made to the Australi
04 Mar 2010
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