product safety

The ACCC and state and territory consumer protection agencies are ramping up the exercise of their regulatory powers in response to potential non-compliance with the button battery safety and information standards that came into effect...

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Button battery suppliers must comply with new mandatory information and safety standards which took effect on 22 June 2022...

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In a speech last Thursday announcing the ACCC’s 2019 Product Safety Priorities, Chairman Rod Sims drew attention to the absence in Australian law of a general prohibition on the selling of unsafe goods, with particular...

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It seems that Fair Trading/Consumer Affairs Ministers across the country have put aside their political differences to reach agreement on recommended changes to the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand...

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No major surgery to the ACL – but rehab likely...

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