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News.com.au
Are new underquoting laws working?price for a home when they arrive on auction day, but when it sells for way ove
News.com.au / Posted 20 hours ago
price for a home when they arrive on auction day, but when it sells for way over their budget their blood boils,” he said. Consumer Affairs Victoria has issued 50 agents with notices to supply documents to ensure compliance with the laws during its... Read more
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WA Today
Elderly residents turfed out before Christmasmoney back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to ge
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
money back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to get back their money, said he first approached Consumer Affairs Victoria in 2010 to do something about the village but he got nowhere. "If Consumer Affairs had stepped in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Elderly Berkeley Living residents to lose homes before Christmasmoney back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to ge
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
money back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to get back their money, said he first approached Consumer Affairs Victoria in 2010 to do something about the village but he got nowhere. "If Consumer Affairs had stepped in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Elderly Berkeley Living residents to lose homes before Christmasmoney back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to ge
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
money back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to get back their money, said he first approached Consumer Affairs Victoria in 2010 to do something about the village but he got nowhere. "If Consumer Affairs had stepped in... Read more
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The Age
Elderly Berkeley Living residents to lose homes before Christmasmoney back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to ge
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
money back. Colin Walker, a member of one of the 30-plus families trying to get back their money, said he first approached Consumer Affairs Victoria in 2010 to do something about the village but he got nowhere. "If Consumer Affairs had stepped in... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
Labor rocked by claims of 'treachery' as factional in-fighting crosses the linethat the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims,
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
that the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims, made under parliamentary privilege, and Consumer Affairs Victoria is "making inquiries" about the volunteer group Let's Feed Inc. The belief that Labor caucus... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Labor rocked by claims of 'treachery' as factional in-fighting crosses the linethat the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims,
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
that the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims, made under parliamentary privilege, and Consumer Affairs Victoria is "making inquiries" about the volunteer group Let's Feed Inc. The belief that Labor caucus... Read more
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The Age
Labor rocked by claims of 'treachery' as factional in-fighting crosses the linethat the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims,
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
that the allegations were coming "from your side". Mr Sidhu denies the claims, made under parliamentary privilege, and Consumer Affairs Victoria is "making inquiries" about the volunteer group Let's Feed Inc. The belief that Labor caucus... Read more
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Perth Now
Psychosis blamed in $6m Vic realtor caserational or even redemptive," he told the Victorian County Court on Thursday.
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
rational or even redemptive," he told the Victorian County Court on Thursday. Ngo was charged with 188 offences by Consumer Affairs Victoria in January before he pleaded guilty to a reduced number of charges. Ngo operated six LJ Hooker... Read more
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Weekly Times
Psychosis blamed in $6m Vic realtor caserational or even redemptive," he told the Victorian County Court on Thursday.
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
rational or even redemptive," he told the Victorian County Court on Thursday. Ngo was charged with 188 offences by Consumer Affairs Victoria in January before he pleaded guilty to a reduced number of charges. Ngo operated six LJ Hooker... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Real estate agent cheated clients of $6.5m, court hearssuddenly closed their doors on April 19, 2016. The court heard the investigati
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
suddenly closed their doors on April 19, 2016. The court heard the investigation was sparked in April last year, when a Consumer Affairs Victoria officer discovered documentation that revealed a trust account for the branches' real estate sales... Read more
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Weekly Times
Peak prices, peak dangercompany and intended to buy an island in Queensland and a West Australian cattl
Weekly Times / Posted 17 days ago
company and intended to buy an island in Queensland and a West Australian cattle station. In 2012 he was fined $17,000 by Consumer Affairs Victoria for “acting as an agent’s representative while ineligible to do so,” when he acted as an agent to... Read more
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Canberra Times
Liberal MPs feed on Labor hopeful in parliament over donations for party membership claimsMP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has use
Canberra Times / Posted 24 days ago
MP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has used donations to pay for Labor memberships. Consumer Affairs Victoria has launched a probe into Let's Feed, a not-for-profit organisation set up by Labor candidate... Read more
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The Border Mail
Liberal MPs feed on Labor hopeful over fundraising claimsMP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has use
The Border Mail / Posted 24 days ago
MP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has used donations to pay for Labor memberships. Consumer Affairs Victoria has launched a probe into Let's Feed, a not-for-profit organisation set up by Labor candidate... Read more
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The Courier
Liberal MPs feed on Labor hopeful over fundraising claimsMP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has use
The Courier / Posted 24 days ago
MP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has used donations to pay for Labor memberships. Consumer Affairs Victoria has launched a probe into Let's Feed, a not-for-profit organisation set up by Labor candidate... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Liberal MPs feed on Labor hopeful in parliament over donations for party membership claimsMP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has use
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 24 days ago
MP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has used donations to pay for Labor memberships. Consumer Affairs Victoria has launched a probe into Let's Feed, a not-for-profit organisation set up by Labor candidate... Read more
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The Age
Liberal MPs feed on Labor hopeful in parliament over donations for party membership claimsMP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has use
The Age / Posted 24 days ago
MP after it was alleged in parliament that a volunteer group he founded has used donations to pay for Labor memberships. Consumer Affairs Victoria has launched a probe into Let's Feed, a not-for-profit organisation set up by Labor candidate... Read more
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Perth Now
Warning on travelling con artists in VicConsumer Affairs Victoria is warning about travelling con artists and dodgy tra
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
Consumer Affairs Victoria is warning about travelling con artists and dodgy tradies. Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz announced the media campaign on Monday, warning Victorians to watch out over summer for people who knock on their door or... Read more
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News.com.au
Warning on travelling con artists in VicConsumer Affairs Victoria is warning about travelling con artists and dodgy tra
News.com.au / Posted 26 days ago
Consumer Affairs Victoria is warning about travelling con artists and dodgy tradies. Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz announced the media campaign on Monday, warning Victorians to watch out over summer for people who knock on their door or... Read more
27d
Perth Now
Sneak peek at The Block auctionsaction. The State Government said proceedings would be closely monitored for c
Perth Now / Posted 27 days ago
action. The State Government said proceedings would be closely monitored for compliance with new underquoting laws, with Consumer Affairs Victoria attending.Auction Day at The Block in Elsternwick. Picture: David Crosling The Block executive... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Sneak peek at The Block auctionsaction. The State Government said proceedings would be closely monitored for c
Adelaide Now / Posted 27 days ago
action. The State Government said proceedings would be closely monitored for compliance with new underquoting laws, with Consumer Affairs Victoria attending.media_cameraAuction Day at The Block in Elsternwick. Picture: David Crosling The Block... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Want a global industry award? It's yours — for a feeand Investments Commission (ASIC) found she had used funds from another company
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted a month ago
and Investments Commission (ASIC) found she had used funds from another company for her own personal benefit. In 2006, Consumer Affairs Victoria put the Crowleys on a list of rogue traders it urged consumers and businesses to avoid. It is... Read more
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The Courier
Vehicles forced off Ballarat roads after spate of dodgy diesela report of any damage done to the vehicle and to take a sample of fuel from th
The Courier / Posted 1 months ago
a report of any damage done to the vehicle and to take a sample of fuel from the tank. If it can be proven that contaminated fuel has damaged a vehicle motorists should be reimbursed and can contact Consumer Affairs Victoria if they are unsatisf... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How I was nearly scammed into buying a fake puppynot told me they were interstate. At this point, journalistic rigour kicked in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 1 months ago
not told me they were interstate. At this point, journalistic rigour kicked in, and I began to sniff out a scam. Photo: Consumer Affairs Victoria shared this sample ad as an example of a puppy scam. (Facebook: Consumer Affairs Victoria) Puppy... Read more

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