TOPIC: Consumer protection

Do you really understand your phone contract?

Do you really understand your phone contract?

Do you understand your phone contract? Don’t get caught out by surprise charges on your mobile phone plan.

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Party animals: Airbnb and your rights

Party animals: Airbnb and your rights

Hiring Airbnb accommodation can be great to relax on a holiday, but there are plenty of renters who'd rather skip the sight-seeing and throw a party instead. What happens when things get out of hand?

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What protection do landlords have against bad tenants?

What protection do landlords have against bad tenants?

Residential tenancy agreements cover the protection and rights of the tenant, but what about the protection and rights of the landlord? Here's a breakdown of the landlord’s rights, the tenant’s responsibilities and what can be done if a tenant refuses to meet their obligations.

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Second-hand cars: What legal rights do owners have?

Second-hand cars: What legal rights do owners have?

If you’re the owner of a second-hand vehicle, what rights do you have as a consumer, and what options are open to you if you’re injured as the result of a safety defect with the car?

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Public safety

Are new king hit laws cracking down on drunken assaults?

A wave of 'king hit' amendments across Australia are aiming to crack down on alcohol-related violence. But what else needs to change?

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Public safety

Why a childhood concussion may be more damaging than you think

New research shows that even minor concussions in young children are more damaging than we realised.

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Social justice

When can I cook my daughter an egg?

These people have been purposely placed here miles away from civilization so they are out of sight of the Australian public and the media.

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Will disputes

So you’re thinking of leaving your money to charity?

You may have the best of intentions by willing your money to charity, but do you have your family’s best interests at heart?

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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