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Members of the media can contact the media unit  by phone 24 hours a day.
Phone:  0422 007 069
Email:   mediarelations@agd.sa.gov.au

CBS updates

Below is a list of the latest CBS updates including public warning, assurances and CBS campaigns.

The Corner Bistrot – undertaking 21 September 2017 - A Leigh Street restaurant has entered into a legally enforceable undertaking with South Australia’s liquor licensing authority after allegedly breaching its licence conditions and the Liquor Licensing Act. UNDERTAKING Liquor Licensing Act  1997 Section 119A(1) Undertaking given to the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner for the purposes of section 119A(1) of the Liquor Licensing Act 1997 Continue reading
Contractor due in court over unlicensed work – statement 8 September 2017 - A 58 year old man is due to appear in court next month to face allegations he worked as a building contractor while unlicensed. The matter is due before the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 10 October. Read the full statement – Contractor due in court over unlicensed work PDF 100KB
Bags of fun at the show – media release 1 September 2017 - Almost 400 showbags and more than 1500 individual items have been inspected in preparation for this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said that six items with incorrect labelling and potential safety issues had been removed. Media release – Bags of fun at the show
Wilted spinach – undertaking 22 August 2017 - South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned restaurant owners to adhere to their obligations under the Liquor Licensing Act, after a café on the Fleurieu Peninsula was found in breach. UNDERTAKING Liquor Licensing Act  1997 Section 119A(1) Undertaking given to the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs given for the purposes of section 119A(1) of the Liquor Licensing Continue reading
Eric Seed Holdings Pty Ltd – undertaking 22 August 2017 - South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned hotel owners to adhere to their obligations under the Gaming Machines Act 1992, after a hotel in Dublin was found in breach. UNDERTAKING Gaming Machines Act 1992 Undertaking given to the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner for the purposes of the Gaming Machines Act  1992 by: Eric Seed Holdings Pty Continue reading

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Media releases

If you are a member of the media with an enquiry about AGD please contact the media unit on 0422 007 069. This phone is monitored 24 hours. Or you can email us at mediarelations@agd.sa.gov.au

Unlicensed tradesman penalised for dangerous fan installation – media release 11 September 2017 - An unlicensed tradesman whose failure to properly secure a series of ceiling fans posed a serious safety risk to his customer has been penalised more than $10,000. In the Adelaide Magistrates Court, 51 year old Kawana Rothes George admitted to breaches of the Australian Consumer Law and the Plumbers, Gas Fitter and Electricians Act 1995. Continue reading
Bags of fun at the show – media release 1 September 2017 - Almost 400 showbags and more than 1500 individual items have been inspected in preparation for this year’s Royal Adelaide Show. Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said that six items with incorrect labelling and potential safety issues had been removed. Media release – Bags of fun at the show
Public warning against online ticket reseller – media release 28 August 2017 - South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned members of the public to be extremely cautious in buying tickets from online reseller Viagogo. Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said Consumer and Business Services had received 80 inquiries from South Australians who had paid the site for tickets to events including upcoming Bruno Mars and Adam Lambert Continue reading
Unlicensed air-conditioning contractor to pay – media release 25 August 2017 - A South Australian air-conditioning contractor has been ordered to pay more than $34,000 in compensation and fines in the Adelaide Magistrates Court. Kain Selby-Fullgrabe, 43, sole director of Town and Country Building Management Pty Ltd, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Australian Consumer Law (SA) in the Adelaide Magistrates Court this week for aiding and Continue reading
Campaign highlights benefits of buying cars from a licensed dealer 10 August 2017 - South Australia’s consumer watchdog has launched a campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of buying from a licensed second hand vehicle dealer. Read more – Campaign highlights benefits of buying cars from a licensed dealer

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