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A world first: Federal Court rules Google has misled users on personal location data
Google misled consumers about collection and use of location data
Penalties of $1.223m against Australian 4WD Hire and ex-directors Vitali Roesch and Maryna Kosukhina
Full Court dismisses Volkswagen $125m penalty appeal
Toyota GR Yaris rallye: ready to hit Track
Panel beater prosecution drives home consumer rights
Event organisers warned to keep advertising accurate
Roller-shutter business receives infringements for unsolicited sales
Showtime for showbags at Sydney Royal Easter Show
Superfone to pay $300,000 for making unsolicited calls and misleading consumers
Adventium pays around $6.5 million in withheld payments to Australian tour operators
Ombudsman welcomes ‘norms’ of acceptable commercial conduct test for unconscionable conduct
Quad bikes and button batteries among ACCC’s 2021 product safety priorities
GrainCorp amends terms in its warehousing agreement
Full Federal Court ruling provides vital clarification of law on statutory unconscionable conduct
Don’t complain, lodge a complaint
Warning about tree-loppers who don’t make cut
Two Propel-owned funeral homes pay penalties for alleged misleading local ownership claims
COVID-19 Latest CMA update on its work
MTA NSW Welcomes Fairer Treatment for Australia’s Car Dealers and Consumers
ACCC action sees APT commit to higher refund amounts for COVID-19 cancellations
Marking 10 years since transformation of Australian consumer law
Justice for franchisee victims as Federal Court rules against Megasave
Court finds Megasave and Gary Bourne misled prospective franchisees
Small businesses look for guidance during pandemic
Allens Chairman’s term extended to 2024
Crown, Collingwood and corporate conscience
Federal Parliament must retain consumer protections
Shopping disasters that prevent sharing love on Valentine’s Day
A decade of consumer protection under ACL
Low fares between Melbourne and Hamilton Island are back with Jetstar announcing direct flights from March 2021
Second warning about tradesman who allegedly owes $16,000
Avoid Being Ripped Off This Christmas – Know Your Rights
Origin Energy pays penalty for allegedly misleading electricity customers
ACCC welcomes safety and information standards for button batteries
ACCC takes Lorna Jane to court over ‘Anti-virus Activewear’ claims
1st Energy admits it likely misled Tasmanian consumers
A very 2020 Christmas message about those unwanted gifts
Consumer crackdown sees builder cop $25,500 fine
Australian consumers supported during challenging year
ACCC alleges RFG engaged in unconscionable and misleading conduct
Jetstar’s domestic flying in 2021 to exceed pre-COVID levels as travel demand for low fares travel rises
Release of ACCC perishable agricultural goods inquiry report
Advice for travellers affected by COVID-19 confusion and cancellations
CMA advises government on new regulatory regime for tech giants
Health funds pay policyholders $500 million less due to COVID-19
Kogan to pay $350,000 for misleading tax time promotion
ACCC issues public warning notice about Unfair Dismissals Direct