Claims that the Victorian Andrews Government’s ‘backing away’ from cost-reflective or flexible electricity pricing will hurt the poor needs to be tested against evidence and experience.
A Victorian Mum of four has won a settlement of nearly $4000 after she took legal action against Flexirent Capital Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of the ASX listed company FlexiGroup Limited.
The huge up-front fees and dubious value of services provided by for-profit debt businesses is in the spotlight after a new report by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
As the crisis in Vocational Education deepens, another student is fighting back by taking on education provider Open Colleges in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
The Government must take meaningful action on the lifelong debt sentences wreaking havoc on many Australians by credit cards.
Unknowing Australians could be paying millions of dollars for junk insurance according to a new report from Consumer Action Law Centre.
Consumer Action Law Centre has welcomed the introduction into State Parliament of a bill to improve building consumer protection.
Consumer Action Law Centre welcomes reforms announced today by the Federal Government for the vocational education and training (VET) sector and calls for the establishment of a national ombudsman scheme.
Access to justice is not as simple as the provision of free legal services according to a new report. Strategic advocacy is often the missing ingredient to ensure that justice is done. The new report, titled Lawyering for Change, considers the value of strategic advocacy and public interest litigation by community legal centres (CLCs), and […]
The privacy commissioner has been called in to investigate allegations that the Privacy Act is being flaunted by an education company targeting job-seekers to sell vocational courses.