As of 1 July 2021, road vehicle recalls are published by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications (the department) on the Vehicle Recalls website, www.vehiclerecalls.gov.au.
Over 90,000 cars with deadly Takata airbags are still on Australian roads according to the ACCC’s latest quarterly update, and more than half of these are located in just three of Australia’s largest capital cities.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishes a framework for cooperation and coordination between the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in relation to the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVS Act) and consumer product safety under Part 3-3 of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
This information may assist Suppliers in communicating with consumers affected by the compulsory Takata Recall. These ideas may help maximise replacement of affected Takata airbag inflators by improving a Supplier’s reach.
This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of vehicle jacks. It has been updated with information on specific vehicle jacks manufactured after 30 June 2011 complying with the mandatory standard.
Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.