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Bitumen bandits target Gladstone

premium_icon Bitumen bandits target Gladstone

Pitch claims work available for cheap because borders are shut.

DONT BE FOOLED: Dodgy bitumen bandits are targeting CQ

premium_icon DONT BE FOOLED: Dodgy bitumen bandits are targeting CQ

Office of Fair Trading warns if it sounds too good to be true – it probably is.

Broken hearts, empty wallets left in romance scams

premium_icon Broken hearts, empty wallets left in romance scams

Rorts, not roses, could be your Valentines’s Day gift

$8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

premium_icon $8m returned to Qld consumers after complaints

Qld consumers have $8m returned to them by Office of Fair Trading

Warning: Do not hire this man to build your fence

premium_icon Warning: Do not hire this man to build your fence

Fair Trading warns against fence contractor Matthew Geoffrey Rixon.

Motorhome company leaves $4 million debt trail

premium_icon Motorhome company leaves $4 million debt trail

The Motorhome Conversion Company in Fair Trading spotlight.

Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

premium_icon Tradies warn about shoddy home renos costing us big bucks

Shoddy renovations costing Australian homeowners $3.5b a year

Tradies that get the most complaints revealed

premium_icon Tradies that get the most complaints revealed

Warning over cheap sparkies in wake of complaints to Fair Trading

QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

premium_icon QLD tradie cops $250,000 penalty for unfinished jobs

A Gold Coast tradie has been fined in court

Disqualified car dealer busted selling caravans

premium_icon Disqualified car dealer busted selling caravans

He started working in CQ just a month after his disqualification

Crackdown on real estate agents

premium_icon Crackdown on real estate agents

More than 50 Qld real estate agents had to show their rent rolls

$236K paid back to Gladstone complainers

$236K paid back to Gladstone complainers

Hundreds of complaints were made to Fair Trading last year.

Coast residents win back $700,000 after bad deal complaints

Coast residents win back $700,000 after bad deal complaints

The most complained about industries on the Sunshine Coast

Man fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

Man fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

A man has been fined for failing to supply goods customers paid for

THE OFFICE of Fair Trading is taking the opportunity to remi

THE OFFICE of Fair Trading is taking the opportunity to remi

INFORMED consumer is an empowered consumer: Office of Fair Trading

Fair Trading has eye on Gladstone slide city fail

Fair Trading has eye on Gladstone slide city fail

GLADSTONE’S giant slide fail has caught the attention of regulator.

Funeral plans and insurance to face scrutiny

Funeral plans and insurance to face scrutiny

Complaints can be made to OFT

Monster slide: Fair Trading weighs in as silence continues

Monster slide: Fair Trading weighs in as silence continues

Monster silence from water slide company

Crackdown on price scanning practices

Crackdown on price scanning practices

Crackdown on price scanning practices

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