News

New Apps for Shoppers and Tenants

Territorians now have instant acess to consumer affairs advice and support regarding their rights as tenants and as shoppers after the launch of two new mobile smartphone apps, rentNT and ShopNT.

Online Bond Cleaning Company Warning

The Commissioner of Consumer Affairs has issued a public warning to consumers to exercise caution when dealing with Express Professional Services an on-line business offering end of lease cleaning services.

Colin Thompson Supernatural Healer

A public warning has been issued to consumers by the Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Gary Clements, to exercise caution when dealing with Colin Thompson trading as Esoteric Mind Specialist and The Addiction Doctor.​

Don't get Burnt by the Holiday Scratchie Scam

The NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner is warning Territorians to beware of another spate of scam scratch and win cards and colourful brochures which are being sent in the mail from Malaysia.

Residential Tenancies Jurisdiction to NTCAT

Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act (‘RTA’) will transfer the jurisdiction formerly exercised by the Commissioner of Tenancies to the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal ('NTCAT') from 1 June 2015.

Keeping Mum on gift cards

Northern Territory Consumer Affairs is helping Territory families get the most out of gift cards for Mum this Mother's Day.

Issues Paper – Central Bond Holding Scheme

Issues Paper - Development of a Central Bond Holding Scheme in the Northern Territory.

An issues paper has now been released for discussion purposes and to elicit comment on a proposal to establish a rental deposit authority in the Northern Territory.

Christmas Greetings and Opening Hours

The Commissioner of Consumer Affairs and the team wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous New Year.

Travelling Conmen Operating in Darwin

The NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner, Gary Clements, is warning people to be on the lookout for travelling conmen reportedly selling goods from a white van in the Palmerston and surrounding areas.

Price Exploitation Prevention Act 2002 - Media Release

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Gary Clements has issued the following statement in relation to the Price Exploitation Prevention Act 2002.