Latest news Skip listen and sharing tools Listen Filter by category All News alerts Industry updates Legislation updates Media releases Public warnings Enforceable undertakings Court actions Real estate agent jailed for mishandling trust money Court actions Media releases 16 June 2023 A former estate agent who mishandled his clients’ trust account funds for personal use was sentenced to 12 months in prison and a two-year Community Corrections Order in the County Court today. Court win against solar company who broke door-to-door sales laws - Media release Media releases 5 February 2021 Consumers are being reminded of their rights when approached by door-to-door salespeople after Consumer Affairs Victoria successfully took a solar company to the Federal Court for using aggressive sales tactics and misleading consumers. Beware of unregistered builder Media releases 29 January 2021 Consumer Affairs Victoria issued a public warning today about an unregistered builder following multiple complaints to Consumer Affairs. Moving over summer? Choose your removalist carefully - Media release Media releases 20 January 2021 Consumer Affairs Victoria this week issued a public warning about a Melbourne-based removalist service, Ajanvi Pty Ltd trading as My Moovers. Save money when grocery shopping - Media release Media releases 9 November 2020 Consumer Affairs Victoria is reminding Victorians an easy way to save money when grocery shopping is by comparing the price per unit of items.