The national peak audience, including both metro and regoional, was 2.027 million.

A trio of Sydney agents set this initiative up in the wake of fires, drought and now COVID-19.

The new code is scheduled to come into effect on January 01 2021.

In 2019, Glove-A-Bubbles won the US Toy Association’s 2019 Outdoor Toy Of the Year.

Toy retailers Terrific Scientific and Monkey Puzzle Toys have already had shout outs.

Long-serving CEO Ernst Kick and executive Dr Hans-Juergen Richter will both depart at the end of their contracts.

Founder Phil Bloom is retiring at the end of May.

Your weekly video wrap up of Australian toy industry news presented by Imogen Bailey.

The Sydney-based show will not take place this year.

"Retailers have made an enormous effort to protect staff and shoppers."

"Our industry is already seeing more retailers opening their doors and customers return to centres."

"TotallyAwesome is concerned about the severe lack of pandemic communication aimed at kids."

Online sales also jumped up 73% in the quarter.

"We’re calling on big businesses to do what is right."

Spending on this product is forecast to grow 33 per cent in 2020 to around $30 million.

Enrolments opened on 20 April and more than 400,000 businesses enrolled.