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24 August 2012

With severe weather lashing the state, South Australian consumers should be wary of opportunistic unlicensed traders soliciting property repairs, says Acting Commissioner for Consumer Affairs Anne Gale.

24 August 2012

Acting Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, Anne Gale, is warning people not to buy goods from travelling conmen selling from the back of vans or cars.

23 August 2012

The Acting Minister for Business Services and Consumers, Patrick Conlon has today announced an interim ban on small high-powered magnets that can cause serious injury or death if swallowed.

20 August 2012

Ahead of this year’s Royal Show, the Product Safety team from Consumer and Business Services has inspected the 1350 toys and novelty items that will be in this year’s showbags, to ensure compliance with mandatory safety standards.

17 August 2012

Anne Gale has been appointed as South Australia’s next Commissioner for Equal Opportunity.

17 August 2012

Mr James Trimboli, of Dernancourt, has agreed to surrender his registration and licence as an electrical contractor following suspension of his licence by Consumer and Business Services. This suspension is in relation to non-compliant electrical work performed across a range of domestic and commercial sites.

15 August 2012

Unlicensed vehicle dealers have been put on notice following a successful three-month investigation by Consumer and Business Services (CBS) inspecting 2034 vehicles and 92 car yards.

7 August 2012

Mr Rick Persse has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Attorney-General’s Department.

1 August 2012

The State Government and the South Australia Police have encouraged owners of unregistered, illegal or unwanted firearms to take advantage of the three-month firearms amnesty which begins today.

27 July 2012

With cold nights continuing in South Australia, Consumer and Business Services is warning people to be careful when they buy winter warming products, with some items recently being removed from sale in South Australian shops.


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