• Download
  • Print

Most recent

Trades & businesses

Have your say on Building Stronger Foundations

11 July, 2019
We are asking for comments on the reforms to the building and construction sector through the release of a discussion paper, Building Stronger Foundations.
Read more
Housing & Property

Reforms supporting residents leaving a retirement village

11 July, 2019
We want to hear from retirement village residents and their families, operators and anyone involved with the NSW retirement village sector.
Read more

26 July, 2018

Product safety

Takata airbag recall

The Takata airbag recall is the largest vehicle recall in history, more than 2.3 million vehicles in Australia have been recalled since 2009. The airbags are in 60 makes of cars sold in Australia, including Honda, Toyota, BMW, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Lexus, Jeep, Nissan, Chrysler, and Dodge. Two out of every seven cars on Australian roads are affected.

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) have issued a compulsory recall on all affected vehicles. The compulsory recall requires suppliers of vehicles with defective Takata airbags to replace all defective Takata airbags in Australian vehicles by 31 December 2020 (or later in some instances if approved by the ACCC). Some vehicles will be recalled immediately, and others on a rolling basis, scheduled based on various factors including relative safety risk. This means that not all vehicles will be recalled straight away.

Defective airbags may deploy with too much force, causing sharp metal fragments to shoot out and hit vehicle occupants, potentially injuring or killing them.

View the active Takata airbag recall list

View the future Takata airbag recall list

Further information on the recall is available on the ACCC’s product safety website.

Prev New powers for NSW Fair Trading
Next New short-term holiday letting regulations