So called healer Colin Thompson permanently banned

A former Howard Springs man who claimed to cure a range of medical illnesses and addictions through mind communication and supernatural healing has been banned permanently from conducting his business in the Northern Territory.

Commissioner questions fuel pricing practices

NT Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Gary Clements says “the fuel pricing practices of the major fuel retailers over the past weeks raises concerns about why such increases have occurred and it really needs some explanation”.

Consumer power needed to bring fuel prices down

NT Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Gary Clements says “the MyFuel NT web app provides Northern Territory consumers with real time fuel prices but it MUST HAVE CONSUMER SUPPORT to have any effect on pricing.”

Find The Cheapest Fuel

MyFuel NT the new online fuel price tool is here.

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Scam Warning - Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software (malware) that makes your computer unusable unless you pay a fee. Stay Smart Online is warning that there is a new email ransomware scam campaign underway using two different methods.

Ban on excessive surcharges when using EFTPOS

From 1 September 2017 all business are banned from overcharging customers for using an EFTPOS (debit and prepaid), MasterCard (credit, debit and prepaid), Visa (credit, debit and prepaid) and American Express cards issued by Australian banks.

ACCC takes Viagogo to court

The ACCC has instituted proceedings against ticket reseller Viagogo.

With the weather warming up - don't lose your cool!

If you are having a problem with goods or services you have purchased, the first thing to remember is to stay calm.

The gift that stops giving

Gift cards are a common gift but can leave you empty handed if not used before the expiry date.