News

29 Jun 2016

WA: Smiggle recalls yo-yos to protect children

Stationery and toy retailer Smiggle has removed a button battery-powered yo-yo from stores in WA, and across Australia, to protect children from injury or death.

14 Jun 2016

NSW: Fines for Dangerous Toys Not Child's Play

Christmas will come early for importers and wholesalers of children’s toys, with NSW Fair Trading embarking on an early compliance blitz on dangerous products in coming weeks.

30 Mar 2016

VIC: Defects and refunds among top consumer questions

Victorians have contacted Consumer Affairs Victoria more than 175,000 times in six months.

6 Jan 2016

WA: Concern over hoverboard safety and fire risks

Consumer Protection has expressed concern about the safety of hoverboards and the fire risks associated with some models.