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24 Jul 2012

Review of mandatory standard for baby walkers - second round consultation

The ACCC has amended the draft revised mandatory standard for baby walkers since the first round of consultation.
11 Jul 2012

Tobacco health warnings - supplier guide now available

The supplier guide is now available for the new information standard on tobacco health warnings which takes full effect on 1 December 2012.
19 Jan 2012

Proposed regulation of domestic trampolines - Draft regulation impact statement

This document provides information and seeks public comment on the proposed regulation.
22 Dec 2011

Mandatory information standard for tobacco (graphic health warnings) commences 1 January 2012

The mandatory information standard for the display of graphic health warnings on tobacco products commences on Sunday 1 January 2012 and takes full effect on 1 December 2012. The standard covers all retail tobacco products sold in Australia, that are made for human consumption, be it smoking, sucking, chewing or snuffing.
15 Dec 2011

ACCC launches Product Safety page on Facebook

The ACCC today launched its first Facebook page ‘ACCC Product Safety’.
21 Nov 2011

Public warning notice on unsafe online child car restraints

Parents are warned not to purchase a particular type of child car restraint being sold online that appears to breach Australia’s mandatory safety standards.
14 Nov 2011

Proposed mandatory standard for tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings): draft regulation for comment

The latest version - as at 14 November 2011 - of the proposed mandatory standard for tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings) is now available for comment.
28 Oct 2011

Discussion Paper - Proposed Service Standard Corded Internal Window Coverings

This document provides information and seeks public comment on the proposed regulation.  

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26 Oct 2011

Proposed mandatory standard for tobacco labelling (graphic health warnings): second round consultation paper released

The ACCC has released the second round consultation paper and is seeking comments on the proposed mandatory Tobacco Labelling (Graphic Health Warnings) Standard by 8 November 2011. It is intended to be in place by 1 January 2012, with full compliance required by 1 July 2012.
26 Oct 2011

Don't be a jackass with jacks: now see the YouTube film & enter the competition!

The national DIY vehicle maintenance safety campaign has jacked up its efforts to prevent Aussies getting injured or killed while working under their car by releasing a YouTube safety film and launching an Australia-wide competition.