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News and alerts contains a variety of up-to-date product safety information for consumers, suppliers, community groups and regulators across Australia.

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  • Portable pools pose a serious drowning risk to children. The ACCC and state and territory consumer affairs regulators have partnered with Royal Life Saving Society – Australia to educate consumers about the drowning dangers associated with portable pools and provide tips and resources to help keep kids safe.
  • The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Bruce Billson, has published a Safety Warning Notice about M Spa Inflatable Spas. There is a risk of electrocution to consumers due to a failure of insulation between a live part of the heating element and its metallic enclosure.
  • Santa's checking another list twice: his gift safety checklist. Are YOU giving safe gifts? Follow the steps in the Safe Santa checklist to find out.

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