Publications

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers on obtaining vehicle owner contact details

Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.

Date published: 
15 May 2018

Takata recall - guidance for auction houses

Auction houses must ensure that they comply with their obligations under the Takata Recall Notice when they are considered to be supplying the vehicle or they may face financial penalties for contravening the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

Date published: 
29 Mar 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers of spare parts

Due to the serious safety risk, it is important that all spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators are identified, quarantined and ultimately destroyed and are not re-installed into vehicles

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for independent secondhand vehicle dealers

Affected Takata Airbag Inflators installed in vehicles pose a serious safety risk and it is important that this safety risk and the need for future replacement are clearly communicated to prospective purchasers of affected vehicles.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for authorised vehicle dealers

Most recall and replacement obligations in the Recall Notice are placed on vehicle manufacturers. Vehicle manufacturers may satisfy some of these obligations by work undertaken by their authorised dealer network.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for vehicle manufacturers

Vehicle manufacturers (also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs) have key obligations under the Recall Notice.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Safety Warning Notice (Takata)

This Safety Warning has been issued because there have been serious injuries and deaths caused by faulty Takata airbags installed in motor vehicles, both in Australia and overseas.

Date published: 
6 Aug 2017

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

Quad bike safety - Quad bikes are not all terrain vehicles poster

Recreational users have accounted for a half of all quad bike deaths.
Date published: 
15 Apr 2014