22 Feb 2016 - A Melbourne-based online toy retailer has been banned from taking money up-front from customers until 2020.
08 Nov 2021 - Consumer Affairs Victoria is monitoring the real estate industry for signs of underquoting, as Victoria reopens and property sales ramp up.
28 Jul 2014 - Changes to Victorian laws, to come into effect later this year, will clarify the information that sellers must provide to prospective home buyers.
27 Sep 2012 - The Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria has issued a Public Warning notice to consumers about the business practices of Buy A Trail Pty Ltd ACN 149 207 849 (“the company”) and its director Mark William Whittingham.
Information for Victorian consumers about buying a used car from a private seller. Includes tips to avoid buying a stolen car.
Information on how to determine the age of a car by using the cars build plate. Also explains the role of the compliance plate.
Information for people with an occupational licence or registration in another Australian state or territory who wish to work in Victoria.
Requirements of anyone dealing with members of the public who are buying (or seeking to buy), sell or exchange motor cars.
Information about property settlement, including taking possession, transfer of land and duties.
Information for property buyers on private sales, offers, conditional offers, negotiating, deposits and cooling off.