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2015/03/04 06:26
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Authorities suspend private investigator's licence of ex-detective Mick Featherstone, with links to alleged international kidnap plot Queensland authorities have suspended the private investigator's...
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2015/03/03 00:46
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Postcode lottery for private dental check-ups Costs can vary considerably even in the same city or town says WhatClinic.com. Picture: Getty PRICES charged by private dentists are a postcode lottery,...
2015/03/02 20:53
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Real estate rules being breached with impunity: REINSW Foreign-born agents are helping overseas buyers subvert Australian real estate rules, one peak body has warned. Real Estate Institute of NSW...
2015/02/28 00:51
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Published at 11:10, Thursday, 02 February 2012 A CONTROVERSIAL take-over of a fish processing firm with a branch in Moresby is to be investigated by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), it has...
2015/02/27 04:42
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STUDENTS from Albion Park High School got a first-hand look at the pitfalls of buying a car last week thanks to the NSW Office of Fair Trading and their ‘Revved Up’ program. Wollongong Fair Trading...
2015/02/26 14:36
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Share this page Tim Malpas was hoping to sue Thomas Cook in August A council employee from Gloucester has become one of the first victims of the recent High Court decision to stay all further claims...
2015/02/25 20:36
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Share this page Picturehouse focuses on showing independent and foreign films at its 21 cinemas Cineworld's acquisition of rival cinema chain Picturehouse has been referred to the Competition...
2015/02/24 16:01
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Online payday lenders will be ordered to publish details of their products on at least one price comparison website under plans by the competition watchdog to make it easier for borrowers to shop...
2015/02/18 13:56
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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to begin research into the collection and commercial use of consumer data by motor insurers, clothing retailers and games app makers. The CMA is an...
2015/02/17 19:11
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BUNDABERG police are asking the public to be vigilant when it comes to strangers knocking on front doors. The warning comes after a South Bingera resident notified police of a person who tried to...
2015/02/15 21:53
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Real estate identity hauled back to court A millionaire property spruiker has launched legal action against prominent consumer advocate Neil Jenman. Kevin Young and his company, The Investors Club,...
2015/02/15 06:47
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Kingston Council won the hearts, if not the livers, of drinkers across the borough when it announced it would not try to end happy hours and cut-price drinks promotions after Richmond’s drive to end a...
2015/02/13 22:27
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Glass House Mountains Snail sex and breeding isn't something a farmer usually has an intimate knowledge of. Or anyone, for that matter. Custard apple grower, Kerry Smerdon, says his custard apples...
2015/02/13 14:24
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Buy the whole game for a fixed price. Last November, Apple made the decision to remove the terms ‘Free’ and ‘Get’ from the buy button of free-to-play apps. This call came in part following pressure...
2015/02/11 16:16
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Don't be fooled by lottery scam, recipient warns Peter Kennedy wasn't fooled when he received a letter telling him he had won a huge prize in a European lottery.The Berkeley man has warned others not...
2015/02/10 11:36
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Share this page Barnardo's said appliances such as fridge freezers cost up to 150% more through rent-to-own deals Families on low incomes are being exploited by so-called rent-to-own suppliers of...
2015/02/10 06:11
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THE Office of Fair Trading (OFT) is reminding Queenslanders about the dangers of loose hanging and looped blind and curtain cords following the introduction of a new safety standard. Fair Trading...
2015/02/09 19:18
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MORE unhappy customers of Patios and Sheds Ipswich have come forward following yesterday's front page story detailing the struggles of an elderly couple. The business, which used to trade out of an...
2015/02/06 13:39
2015/02/06 13:39
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Watchdogs have set out new rules for stopping games from tricking kids into racking up huge bills. The Office of Fair Trading has set out eight guidelines governing in-app purchases -- with fines for...
2015/02/06 13:39
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Eight-year-olds are the worst, right? At running up phone bills, that is! New figures suggest children aged eight are the worst offenders among kids making purchases in apps without parents'...
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