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Bramalco to review consumer law practices – statement 8 March 2018 - Bramalco Pty Ltd, trading as Modern, has given a formal undertaking to the state’s consumer watchdog, after allegedly breaching customers’ cooling off rights and engaging in false, misleading or deceptive conduct on several occasions. Under the arrangement, Bramalco is required to engage an independent professional to review its consumer law compliance program, including the effectiveness Continue reading Real estate agency not guilty of alleged advertising breaches 1 March 2018 - An Adelaide Magistrate has found a suburban real estate agent not guilty of breaching the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act. The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs had alleged Cocks Auld Real Estate had marketed residential land in The Advertiser and local Messenger newspapers below the prescribed minmum advertising price by advertising the land for Continue reading Industry warned of potential for criminal law breaches – statement 16 February 2018 - A real estate agent who allegedly contravened property rules has acknowledged the breach likely occurred. He has provided an assurance that he will not repeat his actions. The assurance provided by M&G Property Group Pty Ltd trading as Elders Mawson Lakes and its director, Mr Domenico Mastrogiacomo for two contraventions are a timely warning to Continue reading Top baby names 2017 14 February 2018 - Do you need inspiration for your baby’s name? Or are you just interested in the weird and wonderful names parents chose for their little bundles in 2017. Rare names that sound more like holiday destinations or an exotic cocktail are towards the end of the list. And for most, the unusual spellings are deliberate! The Continue reading Property management reforms – CBS News 13 February 2018 - New laws for property managers will soon commence. The new laws will only apply to people employed as property managers, and not people who manage properties for themselves or a relative. Commencement From 30 April 2018 certain compliance and enforcement provisions will commence under the Land Agents Act, providing Consumer and Business Services (CBS) with Continue reading
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$20,000 penalty for unlicensed car dealer 14 March 2018 - A 67 year old Seaview Downs man has been fined $20,000 after admitting to selling used cars without a licence. Ronald Joseph Buttigieg admitted to breaching the Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act, after selling two cars and offering another ten for sale between $2000 and $6000 each within a 12 month period. Media release – Continue reading Unlicensed builder fined $10,600 for breaches – media release 9 March 2018 - An unlicensed builder who accepted a deposit of nearly $4000 from one client for work he failed to start and performed substandard work for a second client has been fined $10,600. Read more – unlicensed builder fined $10,600 for breaches (PDF 84KB) Bramalco to review consumer law practices – statement 8 March 2018 - Bramalco Pty Ltd, trading as Modern, has given a formal undertaking to the state’s consumer watchdog, after allegedly breaching customers’ cooling off rights and engaging in false, misleading or deceptive conduct on several occasions. Under the arrangement, Bramalco is required to engage an independent professional to review its consumer law compliance program, including the effectiveness Continue reading Applications open soon for labour hire licences – media release 16 February 2018 - Consumer and Business Services is urging labour hire companies to make sure they apply for a licence by the start of August, ahead of the mandatory licensing system for the sector that comes into effect in September. Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said that from September 1, any business that supplies workers to another Continue reading New laws for property managers set to start – media release 13 February 2018 - New laws will soon come into effect for property managers. Changes to the laws include penalties that come into effect this April for people who steal from trust funds, and a requirement that all property managers are registered by September next year. Media release – New laws for property managers set to start
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