Keeping safe at home

Office closure

Our offices will close from Monday 24 December 2018 and will reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent assistance during that period you can contact us.

Whether you rent or own your home, you can keep you and your family safe by reducing any risks you notice around the house.  The following pages will provide you with tips on what to look for and how to fix any issues: 

The product safety for consumers pages has further information about product safety recalls, how to report a product and specific product campaigns such as baby slings, sunglasses and wash before you use campaign. 

Consumer Protection works closely with Product Safety Australia to ensure consumers are educated about potential risks and unsafe products.  

If you were looking for information about locks and security doors, you may be interested in rental property security standards

Rules for pools and spas
Rules for pools and spas, by Building Commission
Rules for pools and spas, by Building Commission

Shows examples of suitable pool barriers and gives answers to frequently asked questions.

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