Replica Police Toy Guns Found In Alice Springs Showbags

The Central Australian Show Society is ‘gunning’ for showbag safety commitments at next year’s Alice Springs Show after the national consumer protection agency failed to appear this year.

Toy guns resembling police weapons found in showbags at the show held earlier in July led the society to discover the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission had not completed product safety checks.

Central Australian Show Society president Rosie Gibbins said every year the ACCC attend the Alice Springs Show to inspect showbags — except this year.

“My initial inquiry was about replica toy guns, they looked similar to what police used, kids were running around with them,” she said.

After her inquiries on Saturday — day two of the show — she realised the commission had not checked the goodie bags.

“It was a shock to all of us including police,” she said.

Read more in NT News.

Source: www.ntnews.com.au


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