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Submission: Senate Standing Committees on Economics - Corporations Amendment (Streamlining of Future of Financial Advice) Bill 2014

September 16th, 2014

Consumer Action supports the position articulated by CHOICE, which has recommended the Government not proceed with the Bill.

Submission: Financial System Inquiry - Improving Consumer Disclosure

September 16th, 2014

ANZ Bank and the Consumer Action have jointly prepared this paper to provide additional information and to help advance thinking on options for improving the current consumer disclosure regime.

Media release: Stitched up by two traders in the one deal - Foton Dandenong & All Loans R Us in the spotlight

September 11th, 2014

Car dealer Foton Dandenong has been found to have broken the Australian Consumer Law, and All Loans R Us found to have engaged in unlicensed credit activity.

Submission: National Energy Retail Amendment (Retailer price variations in market retail contracts) Rule 2014 Draft Determination

September 11th, 2014

Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre and Consumer Action have responded to the the Australian Energy Market Commission's draft determination on their proposal to fix energy prices for the term of a contract.

Work with us: Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

September 4th, 2014

Consumer Action currently has an opportunity for a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to join our friendly and professional team.

Consumer Action welcomes Victorian Labor’s plan to strengthen Essential Services Commission

September 4th, 2014

Consumer Action Law Centre has welcomed Victorian Labor’s new energy policy which would increase the powers the Essential Services Commission.

Consumer alert - Complaints about Malouf Group Enterprises

September 4th, 2014

Consumer Action has received a number of complaints about ‘credit repair’ company Malouf Group Enterprises.