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Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
30 April 2018

Consumers are being encouraged to look for savings by switching to online billing or seeking an exemption from fees charged for paper bills.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said consumers may not realise that every bill they receive in the post could cost them extra.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
18 April 2018

Action by South Australia’s consumer watchdog has prompted a Darlington business to issue a voluntary recall notice for unsafe ethanol burners being sold in breach of national safety standards.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said officers from Consumer and Business...

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Media releases
16 April 2018

A real estate agent who allegedly acted as a sales representative for a land agent while unlicensed has agreed to commence further training as part of an enforceable undertaking he has entered into with South Australia’s consumer watchdog.

Consumer & Business Advice
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Media releases
11 April 2018

A building contractor has acknowledged that he likely breached consumer protection laws, after allegedly accepting payment for work at homes that he did not complete.
Consumer and Business Services allege that Mr Katsikas accepted payments exceeding $48,000 between February 2016 and March...

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28 March 2018

In addition to Mad March, this month we marked World Consumer Rights Day. The 2018 theme of 'Making digital marketplaces fairer' is very relevant to most consumers.

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

A 67 year old Seaview Downs man has been fined $20,000 after admitting to selling used cars without a licence.

Ronald Joseph Buttigieg admitted to breaching the Second Hand Vehicle Dealers Act, after selling two cars and offering another ten for sale between $2000 and $6000 each within a...

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
8 March 2018

An unlicensed builder who accepted a deposit of nearly $4000 from one client for work he failed to start and performed substandard work for a second client has been fined $10,600.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
7 March 2018

Bramalco Pty Ltd, trading as Modern, has given a formal undertaking to the state’s consumer watchdog, after allegedly breaching customers’ cooling off rights and engaging in false, misleading or deceptive conduct on several occasions.

Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
1 March 2018

An Adelaide Magistrate has found a suburban real estate agent not guilty of breaching the Land and Business (Sale and Conveyancing) Act.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
15 February 2018

Consumer and Business Services is urging labour hire companies to make sure they apply for a licence by the start of August, ahead of the mandatory licensing system for the sector that comes into effect in September.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said that from September...

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