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.
Unsuspecting Australians are continuing to be ripped off by unscrupulous scammers.
As the Dry Season fast approaches, Territory residents are again being warned to be on their guard against travelling con men.
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 Inquiries will no longer be heard on Fridays.
Group buying complaints have almost halved since Australia’s consumer regulators started a national project to tackle issues in the emerging sector.
Are you the victim of a scam, or have you received scam invitations? Would you like to be involved in research about scams? Then complete our 2013 scam survey to help us improve our understanding about scams.
Northern Territory Consumer Affairs announced today it will focus on extended warranty providers this summer as part of a nationwide consumer protection operation.
Consumer Affairs Commissioner is reminding businesses about the potential of heavy penalties should they mislead the public about why they are increasing their prices for goods or services.
Solar retailers must be careful when advertising the potential benefits of solar systems to ensure that cosumers are not misled.