Latest consumer law News

$40,000 fine for high number of illegal backyard vehicle sales
Court dismisses Viagogo’s appeal on misleading representations and penalty
Law Week 2022 helping to protect community from scams
Clothing retailer Tiger Mist pays penalties for allegedly misleading consumers about return rights
Flood cars – avoid buying washed-up vehicle
Investment in Australian-made recyclable dialysis products supports local economy, jobs and exports
Make Mother’s Day memorable for all right reasons
Fears flood-damaged vehicles will be dumped on WA market
Uber in court for misleading statements about Uber taxi fares and cancellation fees
Trivago to pay $44.7 million in penalties for misleading consumers over hotel room rates
ACCC appeals dismissal of Mazda unconscionable conduct allegations
Financial Fraud and Regulating Google and Facebook
Unpack travel T&Cs
When contracts are unfair
Deregulation Budget Package to save businesses $1.6 billion
Toyota’s new landcruiser named 4X4 wagon of Year
ACCC vs Big Tech: Round 10 and counting
ACCC not satisfied of claimed benefits from proposed settlement between pharmaceutical companies
New Chair Gina Cass-Gottlieb starts at ACCC
ACCC takes action over alleged misleading conduct by Meta for publishing scam celebrity crypto ads on Facebook
New digital platform rules crucial next step in consumer law reform
Slater and Gordon’s pioneering social work service helps improve clients’ lives
Consumers urged to avoid unlicensed contractor
Perth landlord ordered to stop using unfair terms in contracts
Warning about concrete company – Antique Asset Pty Ltd trading as Antique Asset Concrete and Sergio Demali
Compliance and enforcement priorities for 2022/23
Unpack T&Cs before you book your holiday
Alarm raised over shed business with $347,000 in unfulfilled orders
Feedback sought on potential new rules for large digital platforms
Former Get Qualified Australia CEO Adam Wadi declared bankrupt
An agenda to boost Australia’s economic prosperity and fairness
Dana Beiglari joins Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman Board
Improved safety regulations to save businesses $136 million per year
Find out where your flowers are really coming from this Valentine’s Day
Farmers deserve fair go from government
NatRoad urges quick passage for unfair contract law
Commissioner for Fair Trading ACT v Mojoe Enterprises Pty Ltd ACN 632 920 560
How to spot car with odometer tampering
ACCC appeals $1 million penalty in Employsure Google ads case
Concerning pricing of rapid antigen tests
Returning unwanted Christmas gifts
CovaU pays penalties for allegedly failing to publish comparison pricing on electricity plans
Bowra & O’Dea amends contracts and pays penalty over funeral pricing
Making splash with portable pool safety campaign
Supreme Court orders permanent ban for notorious aircon man
HBC Trading pays penalties for allegedly misleading Chef’s Choice alcohol free ‘pure’ vanilla extract claims
Ford pays penalties for allegedly misleading consumers about Mustang Mach 1 features
New safety standard for portable non-aerosol fire extinguishers