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Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
10 December 2018

New laws mandating a three-year minimum expiry date for gift cards and tough new anti-ticket scalping laws have come into effect in South Australia.

Attorney-General, Vickie Chapman said the laws would give consumers greater confidence in the leadup to the festive season.

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Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
30 November 2018

An unlicensed builder who took money from consumers for work that was either incomplete or never started has been fined $7500 and ordered to pay compensation of $2400.

Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
30 November 2018

An unlicensed second-hand vehicle dealership and its director have been fined $9000 for selling vehicles after their licences had been cancelled.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
15 November 2018

Alarming statistics on portable-pool related deaths and injuries have prompted Australian consumer law and product safety regulators to join forces with Royal Life Saving Society – Australia to remind parents and carers to make portable pools SAFE.

Liquor, Gambling & Lotteries
Media releases
15 November 2018

The State Government has welcomed passage of legislation to progress important reforms to the way the gambling sector in South Australia is regulated.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
7 November 2018

An unlicensed builder who admitted taking money from four consumers for services he never provided has been fined $1000 and ordered to repay one client $1050.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
2 November 2018

An unlicensed builder with an extensive history of fraud has been fined $6000 and ordered to repay a total of nearly $10,000 to two clients after taking payments for work he never even started.

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
2 November 2018

People working as security agents in South Australia are being urged to exercise caution when applying for work, after scammers posted a bogus job ad, seeking sensitive personal information from applicants.

Liquor, Gambling & Lotteries
Media releases
1 November 2018

A new safety initiative by the state government will be rolled out in pubs and other venues in coming months which aims to give patrons a safer environment for a fun night out.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
29 October 2018

South Australian consumers will be better protected under new fair trading legislation.

The Fair Trading (Gift Cards) Amendment Bill 2018 and the Fair Trading (Ticket Scalping) Amendment Bill 2018 have now passed in parliament and provide greater consumer protections around ticket...

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