News

2 Dec 2013

Choke Check tool hits postcard stands across Australia

The ACCC's free Choke Check tool is now available across the country via postcard stands at cafes and other public venues. The tool can help prevent choking hazards to small children.
25 Nov 2013

Recalls survey for suppliers

The ACCC is seeking the views of suppliers who have recalled goods in a survey to help improve online ACCC Recalls tools and publications for suppliers.
21 Nov 2013

Consultation for the review of the mandatory standard for child car restraints

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for child restraints for use in motor vehicles. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Thursday 16 January 2014.
4 Oct 2013

Product Safety Week 2013

Product Safety Week is on during 7–14 October 2013, with activities happening around Australia and online to raise awareness about making safe, buying safe and using safe.
27 Sep 2013

International acclaim for Standards Australia Committee with ACCC membership

The Standards Australia Committee, CS-003 Safety Requirements for Children's Furniture, has received the prestigious United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Chairman's Commendation Award. The ACCC is a Committee member.
19 Sep 2013

Consultation paper for the review of the mandatory standard for bean bags

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bean bags. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 21 October 2013.
2 Sep 2013

Consultation paper: Proposed services standard for Corded Internal Window Coverings

The ACCC is considering the introduction of a mandatory standard for installing corded internal window coverings in domestic dwellings. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by Monday, 14 October 2013.
5 Aug 2013

Consultation paper for the review of the mandatory standard for motorcycle helmets

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is conducting a review of the mandatory safety standard for the supply of motorcycle helmets. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper by close of business Monday 2 September 2013.
26 Jul 2013

Amendment to the tobacco health warnings mandatory standard

Assistant Treasurer, The Hon David Bradbury MP has signed the amendment to the mandatory standard for tobacoo health warnings.
5 Jul 2013

Supplier guidance on sunglasses – now available

A new supplier guide is now available for suppliers of sunglasses and fashion spectacles.