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Work & Business Licenses
CBS updates
8 September 2017

A 58 year old man is due to appear in court next month to face allegations he worked as a building contractor while unlicensed. The matter is due before the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 10 October.

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CBS updates
7 September 2017

There will be improved protections for consumers, with national agreement to significantly increase penalties for businesses that mislead consumers or have poor business practices.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
1 September 2017

Almost 400 showbags and more than 1500 individual items have been inspected in preparation for this year’s Royal Adelaide Show.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said that six items with incorrect labelling and potential safety issues had been removed.

Consumer & Business Advice
Media releases
28 August 2017

South Australia’s consumer watchdog has warned members of the public to be extremely cautious in buying tickets from online reseller Viagogo.

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Dini Soulio said Consumer and Business Services had received 80 inquiries from South Australians who had paid...

Work & Business Licenses
Media releases
25 August 2017

A South Australian air-conditioning contractor has been ordered to pay more than $34,000 in compensation and fines in the Adelaide Magistrates Court.

Kain Selby-Fullgrabe, 43, sole director of Town and Country Building Management Pty Ltd, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Australian...

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.

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