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MIL-OSI Australia: Don’t Fall For Romance Scammers On Valentines Day

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking and Finance, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, English, Government of Victoria, Internet Communications Technology, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Don’t Fall For Romance Scammers On Valentines Day

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government is urging Victorians to avoid being exploited by heartless scammers when looking for love online ahead of Valentine’s Day. According to the ScamWatch website, dating and romance scams accounted for more than $24 million in losses across Australia in 2018, with Victorians losing more than $4.1 million. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Tough New Penalties For Out-Of-Control Parties

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, English, Gaming, Government of Victoria, Health, KB, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Tough New Penalties For Out-Of-Control Parties

Source: Premier of Victoria Badly behaved guests and short-stay apartment owners can now be hit with fines of up to $1,100 for breaches of conduct standards, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. New laws coming into effect today will help stop out-of-control parties in apartment buildings used for short-stay accommodation, strengthening protections for Victorian residents. […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Check Up On Retailers Before You Checkout Online

By   /  January 27, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, English, Entertainment, Government of Victoria, Internet Communications Technology, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Check Up On Retailers Before You Checkout Online

Source: Premier of Victoria Consumers are being warned to exercise extra caution when buying online, with new figures revealing a jump in complaints about online purchases in the last financial year. Consumer Affairs Victoria received 8,957 online shopping reports in 2017-18 – up 12 per cent from the previous financial year. Goods not being supplied […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Dangerous Toys Stripped From Shelves Before Christmas

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, English, Government of Victoria, Justice, KB, law, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Dangerous Toys Stripped From Shelves Before Christmas

Source: Premier of Victoria Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) inspectors have seized more than 10,000 dangerous products before they could end up under Victorian Christmas trees and in the hands of our kids. Toys that present a choking hazard, projectiles, portable pools and household cots were among the items seized during 400 business inspections. Parents are […]

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