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Consumer & Business Advice
23 December 2016

Boxing Day sales create quite a buzz for shoppers both online and in-store, however, consumers are reminded to shop smart to avoid disappointment with the sales this festive season.

Consumer & Business Advice
20 December 2016

Santa can be satisfied that gifts left under the tree this year are safe for kids, following the completion of a pre-Christmas audit undertaken by SA’s consumer watchdog.

Compliance officer from Consumer and Business Services (CBS) have inspected nearly 100 children’s toys,...

Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
16 December 2016

A 39-year old southern Adelaide man has admitted being a director of a business that sold second hand motorbikes without a licence.

Consumer & Business Advice
2 December 2016

Consumer protection agencies have today launched a campaign to educate and empower consumers with a disability when they buy goods and services under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
23 November 2016

A 39-year-old Adelaide man has appeared in court accused of breaches of South Australian building laws and Australian Consumer Law.

Consumer & Business Advice
11 November 2016

The proposed introduction of a registration system for managers of residential property aims to weed out unprofessional or dodgy operators.

At present, commercial property managers must be registered as a land agent or sales representative under the Land Agents Act – but the requirement...

Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
10 November 2016

A 65-year old Elizabeth South man has been fined $3250, after admitting to selling used cars without a licence.

Under South Australian consumer protection laws, people need a second hand vehicle dealer’s licence if they sell more than four cars over a 12 month period.

Consumer & Business Advice
1 November 2016

A McLaren Vale winemaker has given a court enforceable undertaking to cease selling his products, after he was found to be selling products on social media without having a licence.

Consumer & Business Advice
26 October 2016

With the summer music festival season fast approaching, the State’s consumer watchdog is offering consumers some simple strategies to avoid joining those left out of pocket by the cancellation of almost 50 music festivals across Australia since 2010.

Acting Commissioner for Consumer...

Consumer & Business Advice
26 October 2016

The Supreme Court has allowed and appeal by Victorian Company Green Engineering against the penalty imposed on them by the Adelaide Magistrates Court for breaches of State and national consumer law.

In July, Green Engineering (Vic) Pty Ltd was fined $106,575 for breaches of Australian...

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