Consumer Action Law Centre is a Melbourne-based consumer advocacy and campaigning organisation that provides free and independent legal assistance and financial counselling.
July 1st, 2015
New vocational education & training guidelines will protect students enrolled in courses involving VET FEE-HELP student loans. From 1 January 2016, students will benefit from new protections safeguarding pressure selling and will no
July 1st, 2015
“A discount isn’t really a discount if all it’s doing is hiding the real cost”
June 30th, 2015
The Victorian Government’s decision to establish a new body with the power to resolve vocational education disputes is a win for students, according to the Consumer Action Law Centre.
June 25th, 2015
Consumer Action Law Centre says that proposed changes from the life insurance industry to overhaul excessive commission structures and questionable advice are a step in the right direction, but don’t go far enough.
Don’t make the poor pay more – time to end the free ride for rent to buy businesses: Consumer Groups
June 24th, 2015
Consumer groups say draft legislation to ban rent-to-buy goods providers from Centrepay is an essential step to protect vulnerable Australians from the high costs imposed by these businesses.
June 17th, 2015
Australians want their insurance companies to be upfront with yearly price rises according to a survey commissioned by Consumer Action.
June 15th, 2015
Consumer Action is pleased to be able to publish a summary of a Melbourne Law School report into credit repair.