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  • Review of the information standard - Care labelling for clothing and textile products

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the information standard on care labelling for clothing and textile products. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised... More
    Opened 16 May 2019
  • Quad bike safety standard exposure draft

    The ACCC has conducted an investigation into quad bike safety, including considering the merits of implementing a safety standard for quad bikes under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The ACCC has made a recommendation to the Assistant Treasurer to make a mandatory safety standard. A copy... More
    Opened 6 April 2019
  • Review of the safety standard for corded internal window coverings

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the safety standard for corded internal window coverings (CIWC) - located below the survey and titled ' Consultation - Corded Internal... More
    Closed 13 March 2019
  • Review of the permanent ban on miniature motorbikes (monkey bikes) with unsafe design features

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the permanent ban on miniature motorbikes (monkey bikes) with unsafe design features. The issues in this paper have been briefly... More
    Closed 14 December 2018
  • Mandatory safety standard for prams and strollers - Explanatory note on convertible tricycles

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues in the consultation paper on the inclusion of an explanatory note in the mandatory standard for prams and strollers. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 19 November 2018
  • Quad Bike Safety: Consultation Regulation Impact Statement

    The ACCC is continuing its investigation into quad bike safety and considering the merits of implementing a safety standard for quad bikes under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). As part of this process, the ACCC has released the Quad Bike Safety Consultation Regulation Impact Statement for... More
    Closed 4 May 2018
  • Quad Bike Safety: Issues Paper

    The ACCC has established a taskforce to conduct an investigation into quad bike safety and consider the merits of implementing a safety standard for quad bikes under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). As part of this process, the ACCC has released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper... More
    Closed 15 December 2017
  • Takata airbag proposed compulsory recall

    On 21 September 2017, the Minister for Small Business, the Hon. Michael McCormack, issued a proposed recall notice for a compulsory recall of certain vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed and inflators salvaged from these vehicles. See: Proposed recall notice and draft recall... More
    Closed 9 October 2017
  • Expanding the scope of the mandatory safety standard for self-balancing scooters

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is consulting on expanding the scope of the national safety standard for self-balancing scooters (also known as hoverboards, gliders, smart boards, sky walkers or mod boards) to include single wheeled self-balancing scooters (also known as... More
    Closed 28 July 2017
  • Review of mandatory safety standards for children's toys

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation document on the review of five mandatory safety standards for children's toys. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 9 April 2017
  • Standard Review - Prams and Strollers

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the product safety standard for prams and strollers . The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below. Refer to the related documents at the foot of this page for the... More
    Closed 27 March 2017
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for treadmills

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for treadmills. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 24 February 2017
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for balloon blowing kits

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for balloon blowing kits. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 24 February 2017
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for pedal bicycles

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for bicycles. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 16 December 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for disposable cigarette lighters

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for disposable cigarette lighters. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The... More
    Closed 9 December 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for moveable soccer goals

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper for the review of the mandatory safety standard for moveable soccer goals. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 25 November 2016
  • Review of mandatory safety standard for swimming and flotation aids

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper for the review of the mandatory safety standard for swimming and flotation aids. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The... More
    Closed 25 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for vehicle recovery straps

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for vehicle recovery straps. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 25 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for basketball rings and backboards

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for basketball rings and backboards. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. ... More
    Closed 25 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for baby bath aids

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standard for baby bath aids. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 25 November 2016
  • Review of the safety standards for hydraulic trolley jacks, vehicle support stands and portable ramps for vehicles.

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standards for hydraulic trolley jacks, vehicle support stands and portable ramps for vehicles. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer... More
    Closed 18 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for exercise cycles

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory safety standard for exercise cycles. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 18 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for bicycle helmets

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper for the review of the mandatory safety standard for bicycle helmets. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 18 November 2016
  • Standard review - children's nightwear

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standard for children's nightwear. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 14 November 2016
  • Standard review - Sunglasses consultation

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standard for sunglasses. The issues in this paper has been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers submissions... More
    Closed 14 November 2016
  • Review of the mandatory safety standard for babies' dummies

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the issues and policy options in the consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standard for babies' dummies. The issues in this paper have been briefly summarised above, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC prefers... More
    Closed 11 November 2016
  • Standard review - Elastic luggage straps

    The ACCC invites you to have your say on the proposed change detailed in the attached consultation paper on the review of the mandatory standard for elastic luggage straps. The change in this paper has been briefly summarised below, please refer to the document for further details. The ACCC... More
    Closed 4 November 2016
  • Product Safety website feedback

    The new Product Safety Australia website—which has combined with the Recalls website—aims to provide you with a single entry point to national, state and territory product safety and recalls information. We'd like to hear what you think of our new site. More
    Closed 1 September 2016
  • International standards consultation

    We’re seeking comment on a proposed list of international standards associations to include in a regulation related to product safety standards. Comments from stakeholders will inform ACCC advice to the Minister who will then decide on the list. Using trusted international standards for... More
    Closed 7 June 2016
  • Review of the mandatory standard for bunk beds

    The ACCC is reviewing the mandatory safety standard for bunk beds. Stakeholders are invited to make written submissions on the consultation paper and draft regulation impact statement by close of business 11 April 2016. Consultation hub is the preferred way of receiving submissions, however... More
    Closed 11 April 2016
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