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Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
Public warnings
4 May 2017

Serious safety concerns have led to a voluntary nationwide recall of three styles of wooden cot sold online by supplier Emall Pty Ltd.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today published the recall notice, which applies to the Wooden Baby Cot Crib, Toddler Bed & Wooden...

Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
20 April 2017

On 19 April changes to the Security and Investigation Industry Regulations 2011 commenced.

The changes expand the offences that prevent a person from being licensed as a security or investigation agent in South Australia. These amendments are consistent with the national minimum...

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
10 April 2017

A Craigburn Farm man who sold secondhand cars without a licence has been slugged $7,000 after admitting to breaches of South Australia’s Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act.

In the Adelaide Magistrates Court, 24 year-old Barney Samuel Chambers pleaded guilty to selling six cars worth...

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
3 April 2017

Parents and carers are the target of a new national campaign launched today to ensure they are aware of the best ways to protect their children from topplingAccidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Secure furniture safely. furniture and TVs.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
31 March 2017

An unlicensed building contractor who took money from six unsuspecting consumers has been penalised nearly $30,000 for breaches of consumer and building work contractor laws.

Liquor, Gambling & Lotteries
CBS updates
29 March 2017

The state’s liquor licensing laws have not been reviewed in their entirety in 20 years.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
16 March 2017

Many types of portable decorative ethanol burners are currently banned from sale in South Australia and across the country with serious injuries reported increasing concerns about their safety.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
14 March 2017

South Australians are being warned about an increased risk of unwanted sales tactics as more areas across the state continue to hook up to the new National Broadband Network (NBN).

Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
10 March 2017

Over the next six months a Music Festival Catalyst will be available to help live music festivals and event operators to work within the scope of current licencing regulations, while identifying ways to improve them.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
24 February 2017

South Australia’s consumer watchdog has welcomed the $12,500 penalty handed down in the Adelaide Magistrates Court to a man who admitted breaching South Australian and national consumer laws.

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