Search Sort by DateRelevance Regulators ramp up quad bike safety checks Eighty-four per cent of quad bikes assessed by Australia’s consumer law regulators were compliant with the first stage of a new national safety standard that came into force in October last year, new 23 Aug 2021 First stage quad bike safety measures now mandatory All new and imported second hand quad bikes sold in Australia must now meet the first stage of the government’s mandatory safety standard after it came into effect on 11 October. 12 Oct 2020 Quad bike fatalities have almost doubled in 2020 compared to last year In the first six months of 2020, 14 people, including three children, have died in quad bike-related accidents in Australia, compared to eight in the whole of last year. 19 Aug 2020 Stay safe on quad bikes and side by side vehicles Since 2011, 136 people have died as a result of quad bike accidents, while thousands more have been seriously injured, and the ACCC is urging people to be vigilant about safety when using quad bikes a 10 Dec 2019 ACCC welcomes new quad bike safety standard The ACCC has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to improve the safety of quad bikes by introducing a new safety standard. 10 Oct 2019 ACCC moves to improve quad bike safety The ACCC has proposed major changes to improve the safety of quad bikes, including the introduction of a safety rating system, crush protection devices and mandatory minimum performance standards.
22 Mar 2018 ACCC targets quad bike, button battery and furniture safety Chairman Rod Sims today announced the ACCC’s product safety priorities for 2018 at the National Consumer Congress in Sydney, and reaffirmed support for a general safety provision to be introduced i 15 Mar 2018 Have your say about improving quad bike safety Quad bikes riders and industry can make a submission to the ACCC’s quad bike safety investigation, with proposed reforms outlined in an Issues Paper released today. 13 Nov 2017 Safety Warning Notice on Polaris Youth Quad Bikes The Minister for Small Business, the Honourable Michael McCormack, has published a Safety Warning Notice on certain models of Polaris youth quad bikes supplied into Australia between 2000 and 2017. 22 Jun 2017 Polaris quad bikes to be recalled due to asbestos risk Australian quad bike supplier Polaris has notified the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission of a recall of 12 models in its ‘youth’ range of quad bikes due to the presence of asbestos in com 20 Jun 2017 Pagination Current page 1 Page 2 Next page ›› › Last page Last » Subscribe to news RSS News type Media releases 9 News 7 Safety alerts 2 Product category Show all 677 Babies and kids 205 Toys 98 Magnet toys and novelties 2 Aquatic toys 1 Toys for children under 3 1 Water expanding toys and products 1 Kids' equipment 20 Dummies 9 Baby slings/carriers 5 Prams & strollers 2 Baby walkers 1 Bath aids for babies 1 Playpens 1 Rocker chairs 1 Kids' clothing 9 Children's nightwear 7 Paper patterns (childrens's nightwear) 1 Kids' furniture 7 Cots (household) 6 Cots (folding) 3 Bassinettes 2 Home and living 188 Novelties 47 Home furnishings 45 Ethanol burners 14 Blinds & curtains 3 Combustible candle holders 1 Furniture 36 Toppling furniture and TVs 3 Electrical 32 Heating, cooling, fans 2 General household 1 Kitchenware 2 Health and lifestyle 92 Recreation 40 Sports equipment 15 Treadmills 6 Trampolines 5 Basketball rings and backboards 2 Moveable soccer goals 2 Exercise cycles 1 Personal 25 Tobacco & related products 15 Reduced fire risk cigarettes 2 Personal care 9 Hot water bottles 5 Hand sanitiser 2 Oral and dental 1 Cosmetics 1 Cosmetic labelling 1 Transport 78 Cars 53 Parts and accessories 50 Vehicle jacks 3 Trolley jacks 2 Quadbikes 11 Caravans and motorhomes 2 Motor bikes 2 Personal transport 1 Trailers 1 Outdoor 38 Pools and spas 30 Portable swimming pools 2 Spas & pool skimmer boxes, covers, filters & outlets 1 Workshop 5 Ladders 5 Elastic luggage straps 1 Garden 1 Industrial, business and building 29 Trade supplies/building materials 28 Clothing and accessories 18 Fashion accessories 2 Sunglasses & fashion spectacles 2 Clothing 1 Electronics and technology 13 Button batteries 12 Smart devices 1 Chemicals 11 DEHP in plastic items 2 Asbestos in crayons 1 Azo dyes 1 Food and groceries 2 Eggs and dairy 1 Gas 2 Unknown 1 Date published 2021 1 2020 2 2019 2 2018 2 2017 3 2015 1