New standard to help minimise risks at trampoline parks

The trampoline park industry in Australia has grown from a few centres in 2012 to over 80 open today. With this increase in popularity comes a higher chance of injury, and a greater role for standards to play in minimising risks that might lead to such injuries. Read more here

Consumers Federation of Australia (CFA) representative John Furbank is a member of the Standards Australia Technical Committee which developed the recently published new Australian Standard, AS 5159.1:2018, Trampoline park facilities, Part 1: General safety requirements and test methods. The committee has representatives from industry, government, academic and consumer groups. Find out more about the CFA Standards Project and how consumers can participate in the development of standards.