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MIL-OSI Australia: No Discounting Consumer Rights In End Of Year Sales

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, Consumer affairs, CTF, English, Government of Victoria, 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: No Discounting Consumer Rights In End Of Year Sales

Source: Premier of Victoria With Victorians set to spend billions of dollars at end of financial year sales this month, consumers are being reminded that their rights don’t belong in the bargain bin. Minister for Consumer Affairs Marlene Kairouz advised shoppers that if there are problems with a product, they still have rights—regardless of whether […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: New Laws Pass Protecting Victorian Homeowners

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Banking, Banking and Finance, 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  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: New Laws Pass Protecting Victorian Homeowners

Source: Premier of Victoria The Andrews Labor Government has enshrined laws protecting Victorians buying property off-the-plan from delay tactics used by some property developers to rip people off. The Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019 has passed the Parliament, ensuring future and current homeowners are protected by up-to-date property laws. Changes to sunset clauses under […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Fighting Gambling Harm Across Victoria

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Budget, CTF, DJF, Economy, English, Environment, Gambling policy, Gaming, Gaming and liquor regulation, Government of Victoria, Investment, Justice, 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: Fighting Gambling Harm Across Victoria

Source: Premier of Victoria Individuals experiencing gambling harm will be able to continue accessing critical support services, with the Andrews Labor Government investing more in Gambler’s Help providers across the state. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today visited Ballarat to announce $49 million funding for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to administer […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Online Gambling Restrictions To Reduce Consumer Harm

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Consumer affairs, CTF, DJF, English, Gambling policy, Gaming, Gaming and liquor regulation, Government of Victoria, KB, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, Technology, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Online Gambling Restrictions To Reduce Consumer Harm

Source: Premier of Victoria In an Australian-first, the Andrews Labor Government is tightening rules for online betting operators in a bid to provide stronger consumer protections for Victorians gambling online. From 26 May 2019, online betting operators must comply with strict requirements for betting account deposit limits, restrictions on direct marketing and a ban on […]

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