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Commonwealth Government Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Home page of the ACCC which administers the Trade Practices Act 1974 and other Acts. The ACCC promotes competition and fair trade in the market place to benefit consumers, business and the community
Commonwealth Government Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: business
ACCC information and resources relating to the protection of the interests of small businesses in Australia
Commonwealth Government Australian Competition and Consumer Commission: complaints and problems
Complaints or problems relating to the responsibilities of the ACCC can be made via an online form, by email, or by phone
Commonwealth Government Australian Consumer Law (ACL)
A joint initiative of the Commonwealth, state and territory governments, the ACL is a single national law concerning consumer protection and fair trading, which took effect 1 January 2011. The website provides information about the ACL and its enforcement, and consumer policy in Australia
State Government Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading
Web site of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading, a division of the Department of Justice. The Office regulates and administers consumer and fair trading laws, and provides advice to government, consumers and business on consumer and trading matters
State Government Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading: forms
Links to printable application forms of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading relating to business affairs, business names, incorporation, security agents, cooperatives, bills of sale, charities, conveyancers, weights and measures, renting a home, and travel agents
State Government Fair trading
Links to information on the regulation of fair trading in Tasmania by Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading
Commonwealth Government Petrol, diesel and LPG prices (ACCC)
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission information for consumers on petrol, diesel and LPG pricing in Australia, including the price cycles in five of the eight capital cities, and factors that influence Australian petrol prices
State Government Scams (Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading)
Office of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading information for consumers on how to avoid scams. Includes link to an online dob-in-a scam form
Commonwealth Government SCAMwatch: report a scam
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission site providing advice on how to report a scam, and to which agency. Includes the reporting of spam emails, and fraud, theft and other crimes. An electronic form is available for reporting scams to the ACCC

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