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Students have a lot to learn, but they are always right under Australian Consumer Law

Good service is often summed up by the phrase “the customer is always right”. The idea being that if you look after your customer, they will look after you – or at least, not give you a bad review. The reality is that all consumers of goods and services have legal rights under Australian Consumer […]

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More healthy competition in new laws

Recent amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) update the rules that apply to the University’s commercial activities with competitors, suppliers, retailers and consumers.

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Good deals from third parties? Don’t force the issue!

When it comes to the University’s dealings with suppliers, retailers and students, the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (CCA) lays down the law. The purpose of the CCA is to protect consumer choice by preventing unfair trade or anti-competitive practices. Third line forcing is a type of prohibited conduct that involves the supply of a […]

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