Go to top of page Consumer & Business Advice Popular links Consumer rights Find a Justice of the Peace Motor vehicle sales and repairs - ACL Alter or replace an odometer Building, extending and renovating Purchasing a solar system - ACL Consumer complaints Help with problem gambling Information Campaigns Resources News Information for consumers and businesses in South Australia can be found on SA.GOV.AU Consumer rights Buying goods and services Buying or selling a house Buying or selling a car Solving a problem with a business Indigenous consumers Business advice Starting a business Running a business Doing business with government Closing or selling a business Regulations Safety & the law Product safety Public warnings Assurances and undertakings What CBS investigates Scamwatch Australian Consumer Law Compensation funds Agents indemnity fund Second-hand vehicle compensation fund Featured Campaigns Winter safety tips Tips to keep you and your family safe this winter Find out more Find the cheapest fuel From 20 March 2021 petrol price information will be available in real time in South Australia. Find out more COVID-19 updates Important information for consumers and businesses about the coronavirus. Find out more Consumers reminded to check and compare to save money One way to help you budget and save while grocery shopping, is using unit pricing. Find out more Is the romance real? Tips to avoid romance scams Find out more Portable pool safety Don't duck out - make portable pools safe this summer Find out more Portable pool safety Don't duck out - make portable pools safe this summer Find out more Safe summer Tips to help keep you and your family safe over the summer months Find out more Payday Lending Reform Proposed improved protections for consumers borrowing small amounts of money or entering into a consumer lease for household goods. Find out more It’s not hard to get caught off guard Consumer protection agencies across Australia are warning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander consumers about scams. Find out more Download resources Access common resources and downloads in our resource centre. Visit the CBS resource centre Latest News 11 August 2021 Apps to fuel your purchasing power South Australian motorists are being urged to download a real-time fuel price app to help them save money at the bowser, as petrol prices spike. 14 July 2021 Have your say on SA's anti-ticket scalping laws South Australians are being encouraged to comment on the effectiveness of the state's existing anti-ticket scalping laws. 2 June 2021 Don't burn out this winter With the cooler weather already on us and winter getting underway, consumer protection authorities around the nation are urging people to keep safe this winter. 12 May 2021 $6000 penalty for unlicensed car dealers A Stirling North couple who sold cars while unlicensed have been fined a total of $6000. 4 May 2021 Unconscionable conduct finding overturned South Australia's Court of Appeal has overturned a finding of unconscionable conduct against a real estate agent in relation to his dealings with a vulnerable client. 12 April 2021 Novelty 'emoji' vodka banned from South Australia Spirits sold in novelty 'emoji' bottles have been permanently banned from South Australia. 2 April 2021 Hop on an app and hunt for a bargain this Easter Motorists are reaping the rewards of increased fuel price transparency, with the Marshall Liberal Government's Fuel Pricing Information Scheme now in full swing. 20 March 2021 Real time petrol pricing Real time petrol pricing will commence in South Australia on 20 March 2021. 1 March 2021 Itinerant tradies targeting regional SA South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned that itinerant tradies dubbed ‘bitumen bandits’ appear to be back in the State, targeting regional South Australia as well as the outer suburbs. 13 January 2021 Beware of bitumen bandits South Australians are again being warned against accepting unsolicited offers for bitumen work following a recent report being investigated by Consumer and Business Services.