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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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  • Date: 9th June 2015
    The operator of the Spend a Penny stores has been prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of $4,540 for supplying baby toys that failed mandatory safety standards following an inspection by the state’s consumer watchdog.
  • Date: 2nd June 2015
    The Andrews Victorian Labor Government is putting Victorian traders on notice to keep banned or unsafe toys off their shelves, or risk hefty fines of up to $1.1 million.
  • Date: 2nd June 2015
    As another winter starts, the Office of Fair Trading is reminding Queenslanders to stay safe while using heaters, hot water bottles, electric blankets and children’s nightwear.

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