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 Showing articles tagged with 'Resources and education' Is the romance real? - News alert News alerts 14 February 2020 In 2019, Australians reported to Scamwatch losses of more than $28 million due to romance scams. Consumer protection agencies across Australia are warning people to never send money to someone they have not met in person, and to be aware of some of the hallmarks of a romance scam. Shredding is protecting - News alert News alerts 11 June 2019 Residents of Footscray and nearby suburbs are being encouraged to reduce their risk of falling victim to identity scams, by taking part in ShredFest. Todd Buzza - Public warning Public warnings 18 December 2013 The Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria has, after considering all the relevant information, determined to issue a public warning notice pursuant to section 223 of the Australian Consumer Law about the conduct of Todd Buzza. DNL Security Australia Pty Ltd, Skilltopia Pty Ltd, and Natasha Petrovska and Lou Petrovski - Court action Court actions 9 December 2013 Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has found employment services company DNL Security Australia Pty Ltd misled and deceived jobseekers. Dynasty Global Pty Ltd and Andrew Sackl - Court action Court actions 9 December 2013 The sole director of an employment business must pay nearly $10,000 compensation to a consumer after his company failed to provide promised services. Changes affecting company title home units from 1 October 2013 - Legislation update Legislation updates 25 September 2013 From 1 October 2013, residents of company title properties and stratum title subdivisions will have a more efficient way to resolve neighbourhood disputes.