Publications

Tobacco health warnings: supplier guide

This supplier guide provides a summary of the mandatory requirements for the supply of all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Wheat bags

Wheat bags are a popular choice for keeping the bed or body warm, but they have been linked to fires in Australia—so they need to be used with care.
Date published: 
11 Jul 2013

Hot water bottle compliance

This bulletin provides information about the laws you must follow if you sell hot water bottles in Australia.
Date published: 
19 Feb 2013

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach poster

Did you know that a hair straightener can get hot enough to fry an egg? Each week, one child in Queensland alone, suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
18 Oct 2012

Hair straighteners - straight out of reach flyer

Each week one child in Queensland suffers serious burns from hair straighteners.
Date published: 
1 Sep 2012

Proposed tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings) mandatory standard

The purpose of this consultation paper was to seek comments on the proposed changes to the tobacco graphic health warning system.
Date published: 
17 Sep 2011

Avoid hot water bottle burns - Poster

This poster outlines safety information when using hot water bottles.

Date published: 
28 Jun 2010

Hot water bottles - Safety alert

This brochure provides a check-list and information on how to use a hot water bottle safely.

Date published: 
28 Jun 2010

Reduced fire risk cigarettes - Supplier guide

Under the Australian Consumer Law, mandatory consumer product safety standards are introduced when considered reasonably necessary to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. This guide provides a summary of the requirements for supply of reduced fire risk cigarettes.

Date published: 
13 May 2010