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Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
29 September 2018

Consumer protection agencies from across Australia have joined forces to launch the National Indigenous Consumer Strategy (NICS) Action Plan 2017–2019.

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CBS updates
19 September 2018

The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) has been reviewed and there will be changes to improve protection for consumers.

Liquor, Gambling & Lotteries
CBS updates
5 September 2018

On Tuesday, 4 September, Treasurer Rob Lucas delivered the 2018-19 State Budget, which included measures aimed at delivering a more effective approach to gambling regulation in South Australia.

Under initiatives announced in the State Budget, the Government intends to dissolve the...

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
14 August 2018

A tiling company has been fined more than $11,000 for providing three clients with substandard renovations and for undertaking work it was not properly licenced to do.

Best Tiling and Renovations Pty Ltd and its sole director Mr Branislav Zivlak last week pleaded guilty in the Adelaide...

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
13 August 2018

A “greedy” unlicensed builder who gambled away money paid by clients and left a trail of substandard or incomplete work in his wake has been fined $175,000 in the Adelaide Magistrates Court for breaches of consumer protection laws.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
25 July 2018

Nearly 100 imported eyeliner bottles potentially containing dangerous levels of lead have been removed from South Australian shelves following action from Consumer and Business Services.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said Consumer and Business Services responded quickly to...

Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
17 July 2018

Customers of Mr Koutropoulos and Mrs Boufkas of Olympia Express Tourist and Travel are invited to apply for compensation for losses suffered as a result of travel services offered between March 2015 and March 2016.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
4 July 2018

Members of the public are being encouraged to have their say on proposed consumer protection reforms, including measures aimed at cracking down on ticket scalpers.

As the Government prepares regulations to govern proposed tougher anti-scalping laws, feedback is being sought on how aspects...

Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
30 June 2018

A compulsory recall of all vehicles with defective Takata airbags commenced on 1 March 2018, following a safety investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The recall affects a large number of car makes and models, and a small number of motorcycles and trucks.

Consumer & Business Advice
Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
28 June 2018

The operator of a business selling transportable homes has been penalised $400,000 and ordered to pay over $200,000 in compensation after accepting money from clients to construct and supply customised transportable buildings that were never provided.

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