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  • Shade Solutions - Public warning

    News alerts 11 August 2022

    Consumers have complained that Shade Solutions accepted payment but failed to provide goods and services within agreed timeframes, within a reasonable time, or at all.

  • 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.