Consumers

Basketball rings and backboards: safety alert

This brochure provides information on installation and safe use of basketball rings and backboards.

ACCC update

The ACCC's quarterly Update publication series has been discontinued.

Update 2012, issue 34 was the last issue published.

All issues are available as pdf.

Consumer guarantees

The ACL provides all consumers with certain guarantees when they purchase goods and services.

A guide to testing: product safety

A guide to assist designers, manufacturers, importers, wholesalers, retailers and hire companies understand, organise and use product safety testing and test reports for consumer products.

Consumer's guide to door to door sales brochure

You have legal rights when dealing with sales agents at your door. If what’s on offer is valued at over $100 (or the value can’t be determined when the offer is made), the agent must follow rules.

ACCC warns of dangerous quad bike practices

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is urging quad bike users to ride safely this Easter weekend after new research found unsafe riding practices are common. The consumer research of 125 recreational quad bike users was conducted in early March 2013 and commissioned by the ACCC.

“Injuries and deaths relating to quad bike use have significantly increased over the last few years. In 2012, there were 18 reported quad bike-related deaths,” ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said.