Latest Ombudsman News

Operators of Barry Cafe penalised
Ombudsman welcomes ACCC court action against Fuji Xerox
WA fruit packing company penalised
Fuji Xerox in court over alleged unfair contract terms
Ombudsman applauds ACCC approach to tackle unfair contract terms
Travel agents send distress signal as COVID crisis leaves them stranded
Business Growth Fund launch a boon for high growth potential SMEs
Six-month temporary time extension to cease on
Big businesses urged to act quickly to report payment times
More than $123 million recovered for workers
Online directory business in court
Queensland dairy farm operator in court
Wages recovered for stadium cleaners
Labor’s cheaper childcare plan works for women in small business
Courts win funding but wider legal sector misses out
Blockbuster budget a cash splash for small businesses
Federal Budget prioritises small business owners’ mental health
Wage theft now criminalised in Queensland
Loss carry back scheme would boost otherwise profitable businesses
Chemist Warehouse partnership improves compliance
Tasmanian restaurant operator penalised
Federal Court dismisses case against Employsure
Electrical services business in court
Ombudsman congratulates Outstanding Western Sydney Women 30 September
Ombudsman congratulates Outstanding Wester Sydney Women
Telecommunications complaint numbers down
Beyond Blue small business mental health initiative a life-saver: Ombudsman
Business advisers encouraged to use free online mental health course to support small business
United call for Small Business Viability Review program in budget
Parking infringement reviews to be reconsidered at Mildura
On International Access to Information Day 2020
Credit to flow to small businesses under plan to remove roadblocks
Over $160,000 recovered in Korean worker audits
Small businesses spared from unnecessary insolvency pain: Ombudsman
FWO takes action against Brisbane café
Faster, cheaper internet encourages small business to digitise
Hairdressing salon operator in court
AFCA Datacube updated with latest complaint statistics
Building waste recycler in court
Fremantle restaurant penalised for “disregard” of law
Officers charged in Darwin
Police officers charged and suspended from duty
Support local on National Family Business Day: Ombudsman
Fair Work backs CFMEU’s role as guardian of workers’ rights
Investigation into actions taken by SafeWork NSW Inspectors
NSW Government Solicitors Week winners announced
David Jones and Country Road confirm $3.7m underpayment
IBM repays Aussie staff $12M