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WA: Ethanol burner ban reminder following serious incident in Perth...News 2 May 2019 A decorative alcohol-fuelled (ethanol) burner exploded in a suburban backyard in Perth’s southern suburbs at the weekend, prompting a reminder to consumers that certain table-top models have been banned. The explosion
02 May 2019
Safe Summer 2016...News 25 Nov 2016 Enjoy a Safe Summer by making sure the products you use are safe for you and your family. Australian summers are full of activities that use common consumer products. Whether you plan on some do-it-yourself maintenance around the home, cooling off in the kiddie pool,
25 Nov 2016
NT: Decorative Alchohol Fuelled Burners Banned in the NT...News 23 Dec 2016 Decorative alcohol fuelled burners designed for table-top use are the subject of an immediate 60-day interim product safety ban throughout the Northern Territory. The ban will remain in place while the burners undergo further a
23 Dec 2016
Tas: Ban on portable decorative ethanol burners...News 24 Dec 2016 Dale Webster, Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading. An interim ban on portable decorative ethanol burners has been enacted in Tasmania effective from today. The interim ban comes after serious injuries have been reported nation
24 Dec 2016
SA: Product safety ban on portable ethanol burners...News 21 Dec 2016 Portable decorative ethanol burners are now banned from sale in South Australia with recent serious injuries reported throughout Australia increasing concerns about their safety. The State Government today approved an immediate 60-da
21 Dec 2016
QLD: Ethanol Burners...News 21 Dec 2016 An interim ban  interim ban (PDF, 100KB)   on the sale of unsafe ethanol burners was imposed on 21 December 2016. Ethanol burners, like the one pictured below, are small, portable, decorative alcohol-fuelled burners. They can be freestanding or designed to sit at
21 Dec 2016
Decorative burners on notice ahead of national ban...News 21 Dec 2016 Acting on the advice of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack has issued a national proposed ban notice for certain types of decorative alcohol fueled burners, al
21 Dec 2016
VIC: Product safety ban on portable ethanol burners...News 21 Dec 2016 Portable decorative ethanol burners have been banned from sale in Victoria, with recent serious injuries reported throughout Australia raising concerns about their safety. The Victorian Government has approved a 60-day interim ban o
21 Dec 2016
ACT: Ban on Portable Ethanol Burners...News 22 Dec 2016 An interim ban on the sale of ethanol burners was imposed on 22 December 2016. Ethanol burners are small, portable, decorative alcohol-fuelled burners. They can be freestanding or designed to sit atop furniture, and do not require professional ins
22 Dec 2016
WA: Burns prompt ban on portable ethanol burners...News 20 Dec 2016 Portable decorative ethanol burners will be banned from sale in Western Australia from midnight tonight, with recent serious injuries reported throughout Australia increasing concerns about their safety. Commerce Minister Michael Misch
20 Dec 2016
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