Publications

Consumer protection notice - Safety warning notice (Polaris)

This Safety Warning has been issued because Polaris has advised that certain parts of some models of youth quad bikes and spare parts for those quad bikes supplied in Australia from 2000 until 2017 may contain asbestos.

Date published: 
22 Jun 2017

Window covering cords can kill poster

Window covering cords can kill. Prevent child strangulation by using cordless or inaccessible cord window coverings in homes with young children.

Date published: 
15 Jun 2017

Toppling furniture postcard

Toppling furniture and TVs cause hundreds of serious injuries each year. Use this postcard to spread the message.

Date published: 
3 Apr 2017

Proposed ban notice: Interim ban on decorative alcohol fuelled burners

This is a proposed ban notice for the interim ban on decorative alcohol fuelled burners.
Date published: 
21 Dec 2016

National strategy for improving the safety of button battery consumer products

A National Strategy has been developed by Australian Consumer Law (ACL) regulators, with the ACCC playing a coordinating role.

Date published: 
19 Sep 2016

Industry Code for Consumer Goods that Contain Button Batteries

An Industry Code to reduce the risk of death and life threatening injuries to children from button battery ingestion has been developed by retailers, associations, and product safety consultants with input from the ACCC and state and territory consumer safety regulators.
Date published: 
19 Sep 2016

Ladder safety matters poster

Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older are steadily increasing in Australia.

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016

Ladder safety matters

The national education campaign ‘Ladder safety matters’ encourages older Australian men to stop and think before they use a ladder. It’s often the split-second decision or risky shortcut that results in a fall.  

Date published: 
13 Sep 2016

Safe sourcing - Product safety bulletin

This guide aims to help businesses supply safe goods into the Australian market.
Date published: 
23 Jun 2016

Analytical report - poisons call data

A report on the analysis of calls to the NSW Poisons Information Centre for the period June 2014 to May 2015.
Date published: 
17 May 2016