Mortlake Automotive – Authorised Restraint Fitting Station
Especially trained and certified car child restraint fitters will inspect, repair and install any safety, seatbelt or restraint-related components. Anchor point can be fitted if required. Mortlake Service Centre uses the Authorised Fitting Station online system to issue a service receipt for all the fitting services we provide. A guarantied piece of mind that the equipment and services you received are in compliance with all Australian safety standards and regulations.
What are the ‘Legal requirements’ in Australia for car child seating?
All children must safely seated in the correct child car seat for the size and age. The car seat must be approved and securely fitted. A properly installed child car seat will make it less likely for a child to be injured or killed in a car crash.
The general rules are:
Up to 6 months – Approved rear facing child car seat.
6 months to 4 years – Approved rear or forward facing child car seat.
4+ years – Approved forward facing child car seat or booster seat.
145 cm or taller – Suggested minimum height to use adult lap-sash seatbelt.
A comprehensive definition of the legal requirements can be found on this link.