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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 […]
On 20 January 2017 CCLSWA Principal Solicitor Gemma Mitchell and Centre Support Officer Allison Sampson attended the Western Australian Council of Social Services (WACOSS) sector […]
On 20 January 2017, Principal Solicitor Gemma Mitchell and solicitors Roberta Grealish, Prachi Aggarwal and Mitchell Coles attended the Piddington Society’s Meet the Grads. The […]
On 23 January 2017 Tim Hammond MP, Federal Member for Perth, and former chairperson of the CCLSWA management committee, visited CCLSWA. Mr Hammond had visited […]
This month’s newsletter is about mistaken internet payments. See how a simple typo caused our client to worry that they had worry they had lost their […]
On the 8th of December 2016 Consumer Protection’s Aboriginal Community Education Officers Teena Forrest-Benavides and Merinda Wills visited CCLSWA. Teena and Merinda work with Aboriginal […]
In 2015 Australian’s lost $22,587,162 to dating and romance scams.* *ACCC ScamWatch Data
An investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has found that BMW Australia Finance Limited (BMW Finance) breached responsible lending provisions between the […]
Mr Morton spoke with Principal Solicitor Gemma Mitchell and Centre Manager Charles Brown about the services CCLSWA provides and how community legal centres are structured. […]
On 12 December 2016, 18 mid-sized Australian law firms wrote an open letter to the Commonwealth and State Governments urging them to reverse funding cuts […]
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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...
Make a Change
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...