News Items for July 2015

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Consumer and Business Services is working with the Real Estate Institute of South Australia (REISA) to ensure agents in regional areas are complying with their requirements.
The State’s consumer watchdog has issued a formal public warning notice warning consumers not to deal with a business by the name of “Hildenbrand Roads Pty Ltd”, acting as unlicensed bitumen layers operating in Adelaide’s South.
Tough new laws targeting serious and organised crime gangs have passed State Parliament today.
The State Government has proposed amendments to tenancy laws that will provide specific protection for victims of domestic violence.
The nation’s consumer watchdog agencies are warning promoters of property investment schemes to operate legally or face sanctions.
The Government today released its response to the review of the Late Night Code, along with changes to make it easier for venues to have live music.
Australian consumer protection agencies have launched a national campaign to help prevent Indigenous consumers from signing up for funeral plans that can be expensive, complex or not suitable to their needs.
The state’s consumer watchdog, Consumer and Business Services (CBS), has successfully prosecuted an unlicensed builder, with the court imposing penalties and compensation totalling $7,380.
The state’s consumer watchdog has issued a public warning against Green Engineering (Vic) Pty Ltd, an unlicensed business supplying and installing solar systems across South Australia.
An online romance could break not only your heart but also your wallet, as romance and investment scams are now among the most costly types of scams to hit South Australia.
A South Australian bookmaker has been fined $1,200 for taking unauthorised bets, following an investigation by the state’s gambling regulator.
For the first time ever South Australia will have specific provisions regulating political donations and expenditure, in the context of state elections.
The State Government will today introduce to Parliament new laws to make it more difficult for convicted criminals to change their name to avoid detection.
The new South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) will sit today for the first time.