Consultations

Online consultation hub

Most public consultations on product safety matters are available from our online consultation hub.

How we consult on product safety regulation

Find out more about our consultation process on product safety regulation.

Consultations on product safety regulatory proposals

We are currently consulting on a long term solution that addresses the safety hazards posed by decorative alcohol fuelled devices and are seeking stakeholder feedback.

Consultation Starts Finishes More information
Long term solution to unsafe decorative alcohol fuelled devices 21 April 2017 21 May 2017 The Minister made a new mandatory safety standard - see Decorative alcohol fuelled devices
Expanding the scope of the mandatory safety standard for self-balancing scooters 14 June 2017 28 July 2017  

Consultations on product safety standards

We are currently reviewing a number of product safety standards and are seeking stakeholder feedback.

Consultation Starts Finishes More information
Bunk beds    

Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.

Luggage straps (elastic) 28 Sept 2016 28 Oct 2016 Review completed - standard updated - see Elastic luggage straps.
Baby dummies 28 Sept 2016 4 Nov 2016

Review completed - standard updated - see Baby dummies and dummy chains.

Cots (household)

28 Sept 2016 4 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.

Nightwear for children

28 Sept 2016 14 Nov 2016 Review completed - standard updated - see Nightwear for children.
Sunglasses 28 Sept 2016 11 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Bicycle helmets 28 Sept 2016 18 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Exercise cycles 28 Sept 2016 18 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Hydraulic trolley jacks, vehicle support stands & portable ramps for vehicles 28 Sept 2016 18 Nov 2016

Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.

Baby bath aids 12 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Basketball rings & backboards 12 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Cigarette lighters 12 Oct 2016 9 Dec 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Swimming & floatation aids 12 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Bicycles 12 Oct 2016 16 Dec 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Moveable soccer goals 26 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 Review completed - standard to remain unchanged.
Recovery straps for motor vehicles 26 Oct 2016 25 Nov 2016 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Balloon blowing kits 7 Dec 2016 24 Feb 2017 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Treadmills 7 Dec 2016 24 Feb 2017 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.
Toys 1 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017

Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.

Prams and strollers 9 Feb 2017 22 Mar 2017 Consultation completed. ACCC preparing advice to the Minister for Small Business.