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Work & Business Licenses
Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
11 August 2017

Regulatory changes from Simplify Day in 2016 and 2017.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
10 August 2017

South Australia’s consumer watchdog has launched a campaign aimed at highlighting the benefits of buying from a licensed second hand vehicle dealer.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
7 August 2017

Land agents who deliberately mislead potential buyers by underquoting properties are being targeted by Consumer and Business Services under a push to stamp out dishonest industry practices.

Work & Business Licenses
Consumer & Business Advice
CBS updates
28 July 2017

The occupational licensing Acts require the Minister of Consumer and Business Services to establish panels of court assessors to sit with the Magistrates Court or District Court in certain civil and disciplinary proceedings.

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
26 July 2017

A builder who performed work outside the scope of his licence, failed to produce a written contract, demanded payments prior to performing the work, and failed to take out the relevant indemnity insurance has been ordered to pay more than $31,000 in fines, compensation and costs.

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.

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