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The Hollywood Reporter
Fox's Sky Deal: A Primer on the In-Depth Reviewfully since April 2014, when it assumed many of the functions of the previously
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 11 hours ago
fully since April 2014, when it assumed many of the functions of the previously existing Competition Commission and Office of Fair Trading, which were abolished. It has been led by David Currie, an economist specializing in regulation who... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nant whisky founder's wife to face questions over collapse of schemesCourt issued Mr Batt with an $800 fine for failing to update the National Lives
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Court issued Mr Batt with an $800 fine for failing to update the National Livestock Identification System. Queensland's Office of Fair Trading is conducting its own investigation into the Angus cattle scheme at the request of the state... Read more
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Herald Sun
Toy shop cops $10k fine for ‘fun crossbow’standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a stall at the Carrara Markets following an Office of Fair Trading investigation. In May last year officers seized samples of the toy from the stall, which was run by... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Toy shop cops $10k fine for ‘fun crossbow’standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a stall at the Carrara Markets following an Office of Fair Trading investigation. In May last year officers seized samples of the toy from the stall, which was run by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Toy shop cops $10k fine for ‘fun crossbow’standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a stall at the Carrara Markets following an Office of Fair Trading investigation. In May last year officers seized samples of the toy from the stall, which was run by... Read more
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News.com.au
Toy shop cops $10k fine for ‘fun crossbow’standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
standards. A conviction was recorded against the business which operates as a stall at the Carrara Markets following an Office of Fair Trading investigation. In May last year officers seized samples of the toy from the stall, which was run by... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Council recalls disaster torchesa flashing light makes it attractive to small children.” The Coast council had
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
a flashing light makes it attractive to small children.” The Coast council had received no complaints from residents but Office of Fair Trading recommended the recall, the spokesman said. Council spent $20,000 on the torches but it was funded by... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Hundreds are complaining about Viagogo selling tickets to events before tickets are even availabletraders on five occasions. Viagogo launched in Australia in late 2013. D’Ath
Business Insider Australia / Posted 25 days ago
traders on five occasions. Viagogo launched in Australia in late 2013. D’Ath told a similar story with the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (QOFT) receiving 43 complaints in the last 12 months about tickets with incorrect names, that are... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Customers urged to avoid Viagogo ticketsurged to avoid buying concert and sporting event tickets through Viagogo follow
Adelaide Now / Posted 26 days ago
urged to avoid buying concert and sporting event tickets through Viagogo following a string of complaints. The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 43 complaints in the past 12 months and 49 overall. Customers who had bought tickets to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Customers urged to avoid Viagogo ticketsurged to avoid buying concert and sporting event tickets through Viagogo follow
Weekly Times / Posted 26 days ago
urged to avoid buying concert and sporting event tickets through Viagogo following a string of complaints. The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 43 complaints in the past 12 months and 49 overall. Customers who had bought tickets to... Read more
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The North West Star
Queensland concert goers warned to stay away from ticket resale siteimproves its business practices, I urge consumers to think twice before dealing
The North West Star / Posted 26 days ago
improves its business practices, I urge consumers to think twice before dealing with them," she said. The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 29 consumer complaints about the website - 43 of those in the last 12 months... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland concert goers warned to stay away from ticket resale sitecomplained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows.
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
complained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows. Photo: Chris Pizzello The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 29 consumer complaints about the website - 43 of those in the last 12 months... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland concert goers warned to stay away from ticket resale sitecomplained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows.
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
complained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows. Photo: Chris Pizzello The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 29 consumer complaints about the website - 43 of those in the last 12 months... Read more
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The Age
Queensland concert goers warned to stay away from ticket resale sitecomplained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows.
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
complained after buying tickets for concerts, including Adele's Brisbane shows. Photo: Chris Pizzello The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 29 consumer complaints about the website - 43 of those in the last 12 months... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Concertgoers warned on ticket resellerthe site was also advertising Commonwealth Games tickets even though such ticke
The Courier Mail / Posted 27 days ago
the site was also advertising Commonwealth Games tickets even though such tickets are yet to be issued. The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 49 complaints from consumers about Viagogo, with 43 coming in the last 12 months, Ms... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Concertgoers warned on ticket resellerthe site was also advertising Commonwealth Games tickets even though such ticke
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 27 days ago
the site was also advertising Commonwealth Games tickets even though such tickets are yet to be issued. The Queensland Office of Fair Trading has received 49 complaints from consumers about Viagogo, with 43 coming in the last 12 months, Ms... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld man charged over fraudulent caravan deals23. Drivers who bought a caravan from Gliddon are eligible to lodge a claim fo
Sky News Australia / Posted a month ago
23. Drivers who bought a caravan from Gliddon are eligible to lodge a claim for financial compensation from the Queensland Office of Fair Trading (OFT). Earlier this month the OFT said it would pursue disciplinary action against Gliddon and seek... Read more
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birminghammail
PICTURES: Nostalgic look back at Birmingham's Odeon New Street cinemaamid speculation that the cinema, first opened as a Paramount picture house in
birminghammail / Posted 1 months ago
amid speculation that the cinema, first opened as a Paramount picture house in September 1937, could be sold off. The Office of Fair Trading is looking into what it called the “anticipated acquisition” by Odeon Cinema Holdings Ltd of the AMC... Read more
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Daily Mail
Cute neck floats for babies are 'DEATH TRAPS'plays in the water. The warning comes after two types of popular 'floats' were
Daily Mail / Posted 1 months ago
plays in the water. The warning comes after two types of popular 'floats' were recalled in Australia by the Queensland Office of Fair Trading. Two weeks ago it found two separate products sold on eBay increased the 'risk of drowning' if not... Read more

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