New ‘Line’ of Work for Travelling Conmen

Consumer Affairs Gary Clements is warning consumers not to deal with travelling conmen who are working through the Northern Territory offering cheap on-the-spot line-marking for car parks.

Consumers Urged To Be Wary of Extended Warranties

Retailers across Australia have had their extended warranty practices examined by consumer protection agencies, including Northern Territory Consumer Affairs.

Public warning issued about Nick Ray Electrics Pty Ltd

The Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Gary Clements, has issued a public warning to consumers not to deal with Nick Ray Electrics Pty Ltd (NRE).

Know Your Rights Expo - Alice Springs 14 August 2013

Open invitation to attend the Know Your Rights Expo on 14 August 2013 from 11am to 2pm at the Alice Springs Town Council, Civic Centre Lawns.

Travelling Conmen here for the Dry..... and your Money

The Deputy Commissioner of Consumer Affairs is warning consumers not to deal with Irish travelling conmen touting for bitumen or other home building and maintenance work.

Fraud Week 2013 – Outsmart the Scammers 17-21 June 2013

Unsuspecting Australians are continuing to be ripped off by unscrupulous scammers.

Don't be Fooled by Travelling Conmen this Dry Season

As the Dry Season fast approaches, Territory residents are again being warned to be on their guard against travelling con men.

Tenancy - Water Charges

Landlords are allowed to pass on the full cost of water consumption provided:

  • the rental premises are individually metered, and
  • the tenancy agreement states the tenant must pay for water consumption.

Residential Tenancy Inquiry Day Change

Residential tenancy Inquiries will no longer be heard on Fridays.

Group Buying Complaints Drop as Regulators Act

Group buying complaints have almost halved since Australia’s consumer regulators started a national project to tackle issues in the emerging sector.