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 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. Ramping up estate agent audits - Media release Media releases 13 March 2020 Consumer Affairs Victoria inspectors are conducting random desktop inspections of estate agents’ trust accounts, searching for inconsistencies that may point to misuse of trust money, in addition to their usual on-site inspections. Unlicensed car sellers fined over illegal trading - Media release Media releases 12 March 2020 Consumer Affairs Victoria has taken criminal action against four individuals for illegal motor car trading, ordering them to pay fines and costs totalling over $123,000. Agents warned against false advertising - Media release Media releases 20 December 2019 The Victorian Government is putting estate agents on notice for using doctored photos in advertisements, warning that they can be false and misleading representations. Engagement begins for engineers' registration scheme - Media release Media releases 3 December 2019 Work is underway on the planning for a new registration scheme for professional engineers.