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  • Andreas Triantafyllos - Court outcome

    News alerts 4 August 2022

    The former director of a luxury car hire business has been convicted and fined in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court after repeatedly failing to appear to give evidence to the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria.

  • Open-flue heater ban – news alert

    News alerts 1 August 2022

    The sale of open-flued gas heaters without specific safety features has been banned in Victoria. The ban comes into effect on 1 August and affects new and second-hand gas heaters which cannot automatically shut down if they start spilling potentially deadly carbon monoxide.

  • Michael Johnson - Court outcome

    Court actions 7 July 2022

    Unregistered builder Michael Johnson has been ordered to pay tens of thousands of dollars in compensation to former clients, after pleading guilty to multiple breaches of the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995 (DBCA).