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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
Newcastle lawyer honoured for commitment to social justice
Talent agent to pay almost $12,000 for taking payments from aspiring models and failing to deliver
Australian Retailers Association partners with legal firm Hitch Advisory
Toyota undertakes to improve consumer guarantees compliance
Commercial lawyer appointed to District Court
CMA welcomes government response to digital advertising study
COVID-19 refunds CMA warns wedding firms over unfair practices
Telstra in court over unconscionable sales to Indigenous consumers
Travel problems top list of COVID-19-related reports
UGL to restore shorter payment terms for small business suppliers
E-commerce businesses pledge to strengthen product safety online
Court finds Jayco misled a consumer but otherwise dismisses ACCC’s case
Penalties to be introduced for unfair contract terms
Health survey sales tricks hurt older Australians: CHOICE Shonkys
Birds Eye’s owners amend ‘Made in Australia’ labelling for frozen fish
ADT Security undertakes to refund customers and remove unfair terms
COVID-19 brings record level of travel-related complaints to Commerce Commission
Trivago loses appeal after misleading consumers over hotel ads
CMA issues draft guidance on consumer law for IVF sector
CMA to examine if ‘eco-friendly’ claims are misleading
EZ Smile pays penalty for alleged misleading statements on its website
Agrison allegedly misled tractor buyers about warranty and aftersales services
Fuji Xerox in court over alleged unfair contract terms
Law changes needed to tackle market power
Amaysim and Lycamobile pay penalties over ads for ‘unlimited’ mobile plans
First stage quad bike safety measures now mandatory
Jonathan Scott to be interim chair of Competition and Markets Authority
False testimonials land solar company in hot water
Viagogo to pay $7 million for misleading consumers
Federal Court dismisses case against Employsure
Live Life Alarms pays penalties for allegedly misleading statements on its website