Ministers agree to push for small business protections

The Federal Government has moved on its election commitment to extend unfair contract term protections from consumers to small businesses, releasing a discussion paper with state and territory consumer affairs ministers today.

ASIC launches small business survey

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released an online survey today to gather feedback on its services and engagement with the small business sector.


Australian consumer protection agencies, including Northern Territory Consumer Affairs are advising retailers to ensure that their pricing claims are not misleading to their customers.


Australian consumer protection agencies have developed an illustrated publication to assist Indigenous Australians to be confident consumers.


Northern Territory Consumer Affairs has been alerted by the Real Estate Institute of the Northern Territory (REINT) to a scam letter that was received by a property manager that offers landlords living overseas the opportunity to claim tax exemption on rental income.

Invitation to participate in the 2014 scams survey

Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) invites you to participate in their scams survey 2014.

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.