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Department of the Attorney-General and Justice - NT Consumer Affairs > News and Events > 2012

 Posts ‭[3]‬


 Posts ‭[2]‬

November 29
Misleading Price Rise Warning

Consumer Affairs Commissioner is reminding businesses about the potential of
heavy penalties should they mislead the public about why they are increasing their prices for goods or services. More

November 13
Don’t Get Burned by Solar Claims

Solar retailers must be careful when advertising the potential benefits of solar systems to ensure that cosumers are not misled.For more

July 28
Questions about Renting?

Download this guide to find out everything you need to know about renting in the Northern Territory.

July 13
Scams - Same, Same but Different

Be suspicious of brochures you receive in your letterbox advertising cheap overseas holidays.

Click here to read the full media release. 

June 30
Serious and Organised Investment Fraud

​​A new and sophisticated type of organised investment fraud is actively targeting the savings of Territorians. Find out more including a case study of a 48 year old Territorian who lost over $40,000 after falling victim to an investment scam.

June 25
Free Advice for Tenants and Landlords

An ever changing rental market within the Northern Territory has prompted Consumer Affairs to launch an education campaign to highlight the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords.

Click here to read the full media release.

April 01
Don't be Fooled this Dry Season

As the Dry Season fast approaches, Territory residents are again being warned to
be on their guard against travelling con men.

Click here to read the full media release.

March 26
Don’t Get Zapped By Power Savings Scam

The Northern Territory is being targeted by scammers selling bogus power savingdevices. The Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Gary Clements, is warning consumers  more

February 20
Holiday Scratchie Ticket Scam is No Winner

Consumers across the NT are again the target of scammers. Consumer Affairs
Commissioner Gary Clements is warning Territorians to beware of Pavilion Holiday brochures with scam scratchie tickets arriving through the mail.


February 01
The Consumer Newsletter

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