Quad bike safety standard exposure draft

Closed 10 Jun 2019

Opened 6 Apr 2019

Results updated 30 Oct 2019



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 of the report and the draft mandatory standard are available below.

The Assistant Treasurer is seeking submissions on the exposure draft mandatory safety standard recommended by the ACCC.

Submissions will be used to inform a recommendation and advice to the Minister about implementing a mandatory safety standard for quad bikes.

How to make a submission

Interested parties can upload a submission via this online consultation.

Alternatively, submissions can be lodged by post or email to:

Quad Bikes Taskforce
Consumer Product Safety Branch
Australian Competition & Consumer Commission
GPO Box 3131
Canberra, ACT 2601

Email: qbtaskforce@accc.gov.au

Please include your name, organisation and contact details when making a submission.

Submissions are due by: 5 pm, 10 June 2019.

Submissions will be made public. Interested parties wishing to submit confidential or commercial-in-confidence material, should submit both a public version and commercial-in-confidence version of their submission (PDF or Word document format).

Any commercial-in-confidence material should be clearly identified, and the public version of the submissions should identify where commercial-in-confidence material has been removed.

More information about the ACCC’s treatment of confidential information can be found in the ACCC’s Information Policy


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