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Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
Public warnings
25 July 2017

A public warning has been issued against an Adelaide Hills-based transportable building business, Balco Transportable.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
13 July 2017

In March 2017 Federal Small Business Minister Michael McCormack imposed a national interim ban to prevent the supply of certain types of decorative alcohol-fuelled devices, also known as ethanol burners.

It was implemented after serious injuries were reported, raising concerns about their...

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
6 July 2017

A 35 year old Salisbury Downs man has been fined $3000 for selling used cars without a licence.

Under South Australia’s Second-hand Vehicle Dealer Act, anyone who buys or sells more than four used cars within a period of twelve months must hold the relevant licence.

In the...

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
30 June 2017

A suburban real estate agency is due in court in August charged with breaching the Australian Consumer Law (SA). The Commissioner for Consumer Affairs will allege the agency made false or misleading representations about the sale of land.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
21 June 2017

An unlicensed car dealer from the northern suburbs has been convicted and ordered to pay more than $5000, following prosecution by Consumer and Business Services.

Mr Nsimba Paul Paiva pleaded guilty to carrying on business as a second-hand vehicle dealer without a licence.

Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
1 June 2017

A 24 year old man from Balaklava is due in court this month accused of working without a licence and accepting cash for services he failed to complete.

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
1 June 2017

A 35 year old Salisbury Downs man is due in court next month accused of breaching South Australia’s Second-hand Vehicle Dealers Act 1995.

Work & Business Licenses
Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
30 May 2017

The South Australian Government has begun introducing digital passes and licences. This means that South Australians can carry selected government issued passes and licences on an Apple or Android smart phone or tablet device.

Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
29 May 2017

A number of Adelaide retailers have agreed to strengthen their product safety protocols after investigations by the State’s consumer swatch dog revealed they were selling products that failed to meet minimum safety and information standards.

Births, Deaths & Marriages
Media releases
24 May 2017

Changes to the way sex and gender are recorded on birth certificates and the requirements to change a registered sex or gender have come into effect this week.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Dini Soulio, said that the changes specify a minimum period of counselling in order to...

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