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CCLSWA signs as co-signatory to joint consumer submission on Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Power
The Consumer Action Law Centre (Vic) recently coordinated a response to the Proposal Paper on Design and Distribution Obligations (DADO) and Product Intervention Power (PIP) […]
Late last year the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) accepted an enforceable undertaking from payday lender Cash Converters that would see it pay over […]
At the heart of every community legal centre, you will find a core group of passionate social justice advocates who are constantly seeking opportunities to […]
CCLSWA recently attended the admission ceremony of former volunteer Aoife Nugent. Aoife volunteered with CCLSWA in 2015. CCLSWA Principal Solicitor Gemma Mitchell had the honour […]
Lawrence joined CCLSWA midway through 2016 as a communications intern from the McCusker Centre for Citizenship and having completed his internship has decided to stay […]
Principal Solicitor and Acting Centre Manager Gemma Mitchell recently appeared on WTV’s Undercurrent to discuss the work undertaken by Consumer Credit Legal Service (WA) Inc […]
This month’s newsletter focuses on credit cards and what you can do to protect yourself and your money. Click here to read more. Also in this month’s […]
This month’s newsletter focuses on hardship and what you options may be available to you in relation to your debts. Click here to read more and […]
This month’s newsletter highlights the rising issue of payday lending including CCLSWA’s participation in the National Day of Action at Parliament House in Canberra. You […]
In December 2016 the Consumers Federation of Australia (CFA) made a submission to the Productivity Commission declaring its strong support for the commission’s findings that […]
A former Westpac banker has been jailed after submitting loan applications totaling more than $2.5 million when he knew they contained false information and documents. […]
Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of Nurofen, has been fined $6M million for misleading consumers. In 2015, the Federal Court of Australia found that Reckitt Benckiser […]
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CCLSWA offers interactive workshops to community legal centres, financial counsellors, community groups, and community worker organisations in Western Australia. These workshops discuss important topics associated […] read more...
Radio Show: Heritage FM
CCLSWA’s principal solicitor, Faith Cheok, is a regular guest on the James Wray Show broadcast on the Perth based radio station Heritage FM 107.3.read more...
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CCLSWA is committed to improving the rights of consumers of financial services and consumer goods through policy and law reform. In 2013 – 14 staff […] read more...
CCLSWA offers legal education seminars to Years 10, 11 & 12 students in Western Australia. These seminars aim at empowering students to make better financial […] read more...