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27 September 2018

South Australia’s consumer watchdog has begun a campaign aimed at encouraging people in the real estate sector and consumers to report any cases of underquoting within the industry.

21 September 2018

The State Government will seek to repeal labour hire licensing laws, amid concerns over the effectiveness of the scheme.

19 September 2018

Laws aimed at helping South Australians who were sexually or physically abused as children access compensation have passed State Parliament.

18 September 2018

Supreme Court Judge the Hon Brian Martin QC AO has been appointed to conduct a review of the sentencing discounts given for early guilty pleas and cooperation with authorities, in light of community concern over the issue.

22 August 2018

The State Government will provide $14.5 million in additional resources to support the operations of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and to enable the ICAC to hold public hearings.

16 August 2018

A highly respected Queen’s Counsel with a background in both international and local commercial law has been appointed as South Australia’s newest District Court judge.

14 August 2018

A tiling company has been fined more than $11,000 for providing three clients with substandard renovations and for undertaking work it was not properly licenced to do.

13 August 2018

A “greedy” unlicensed builder who gambled away money paid by clients and left a trail of substandard or incomplete work in his wake has been fined $175,000 in the Adelaide Magistrates Court for breaches of consumer protection laws.

13 August 2018

Tough new laws come into effect from today, aimed at better protecting children from exploitation by insidious predators.

3 August 2018

Journalists seeking to shield their sources will have greater protection under new laws which have now passed state Parliament.


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