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The High Court of Australia in Thorne v Kennedy  HCA 49 found that the binding financial agreements between wealthy Sydney property developer Mr Kennedy […]
Recently, CCLSWA has become a signatory to the joint submission that was put together by Consumer Action Law Centre. It is on the exposure draft […]
Our former volunteer, Tania Joppich, has written a report into the Ramsay Review. Tania completed her report as part of an internship program through Curtin […]
Recently, CCLSWA was a signatory in a joint submission drafted by Financial Rights Legal Centre. This submission is for the improvement of the General Insurance […]
2018 marks 30 years since the Consumer Credit Taskforce recommended the establishment of an independent community-based Consumer Credit Legal Service in Western Australia. To commemorate, […]
Joint submission to the Establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority Consultation Paper
CCLSWA is pleased to have contributed to the joint submission on the Establishment of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority Consultation Paper submitted to Treasury in […]
On Friday 15 December 2017, former CCLSWA volunteer and Legal Admin Assistant Milica Jankovic was admitted as a lawyer and officer of the Supreme Court […]
For those who know the sting of repaying pay day loans, good news may be arriving. The Federal Government is currently drafting legislation designed to […]
Financial Ombudsman Service release their Annual Review, revealing an increase in callers lodging disputes against financial service providers
Dealing with a record number of disputes, FOS’ dispute resolution services has increased with a 16% increase in disputes received, and a 20% increase in […]
On 18 December 2017, our Australian Government Solicitor Secondee, Carla Kovacevic finished her term with us after 4 years of being seconded to CCLSWA. Over […]
This month’s newsletter is about consumer guarantees this Christmas season.
On 21 November 2017 CCLSWA Managing Solicitor Gemma Mitchell and solicitor Georgina Molloy presented a webinar as part of the Community Legal Centres Queensland’s webinar […]
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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...