Based on our safety performance test. Recommended models meet all key safety requirements and score at least 80% for performance. Some lower-scoring models (60-65%) may still be worth considering if they meet all key safety requirements, but fail on minor points such as finger entrapment.
There is no Australian standard for bassinets, so we use our own in-house method that is based on a typical home setting and rate whether the bassinet meets key safety requirements. We also adapt methods from other standards. See our how we test article for details.
Whether the bassinet has castors or wheels to make it easier to move around. All the models with castors/wheels have lockable brakes on at least two of them. For some models without castors, they may be available as an optional extra.