News Items for October 2016

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Jilted lovers who threaten “revenge porn” now face up to two years in jail or a $10,000 fine under tough laws which take effect in South Australia from Friday.
The Supreme Court has allowed an appeal by Victorian Company Green Engineering against the penalty imposed on them by the Adelaide Magistrates Court for breaches of State and national consumer law.
With the summer music festival season fast approaching, the State’s consumer watchdog is offering consumers some simple strategies to avoid joining those left out of pocket by the cancellation of almost 50 music festivals across Australia since 2010.
South Australia’s work health and safety agency is encouraging industry and the people working with explosives and dangerous substances to contribute to reshaping the state’s laws which were written in the 1930s and 1970s.
Consumer Affairs Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) today released an interim report calling for submissions on the Australian Consumer Law Review.
This morning marked an important milestone in the changing face of SafeWork SA, with the Minister for Industrial Relations, the Hon John Rau MP, officially opening the new SafeWork SA Customer Service Centre.
This National Safe Work Month the state’s work health and safety regulator is providing the opportunity for workers and businesses across South Australia to focus on minimising risks and addressing hazards to prevent injuries, illness and death.