Posts for "consumer protection" tag

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Ombudsman visits APY Lands

In this week’s interview, we talk about the work of the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and their planned visit to the APY Lands. An ombudsman is an independent person who can investigate and sort... read on

Review of the Mintabie Lease and Licences

The Mintabie Township Lease and Lease Agreement was signed on 20 April 2012. It is noted that the Mintabie Miners’ Progress Association has not signed the Agreement, which came into operation on 1 July 2012.... read on

Ombudsman and language interpreting

In this week’s interview, we find out about the work of the Commonwealth Ombudsman and, in particular, the focus of the Social Services, Indigenous and Disability Branch. We learn about how to make a formal complaint... read on

Tribunal can review Centrelink decisions

In this week’s interview, we find out about the situation with Centrelink and people on income benefits receiving automated debt letters, and we hear about some of the options that people have to get help... read on

Centrelink debt letters and what to do

This week’s interview focuses on Centrelink and how people on income benefits may have been affected by the recent automated debt letters that they have been receiving. To find out more about this, we chat... read on

MoneyMob talks about ‘book-up’

This week’s Anangu Lands Paper Tracker interview is about the work that’s being done by MoneyMob Talkabout, which is a community based program delivering financial literacy education with and for people in remote Aboriginal communities. We... read on

Essential Services Commission and Power Outages

This week’s interview is with the Chief Executive Officer of the Essential Services Commission of South Australia (ESCOSA), Mr Adam Wilson. Adam talks about the supply of electricity to remote Anangu communities. He explains what ESCOSA... read on

More from Mai Wiru on healthy food

This is the second part of the interview with the General Manager of the Mai Wiru Regional Stores Council Aboriginal Corporation, David Schomburgk. We focus on what Mai Wiru has achieved so far, and some of the... read on

Mai Wiru on healthy food

The focus of this week’s Paper Tracker interview is on healthy and affordable food. We talk with the General Manager of the Mai Wiru Regional Stores Council Aboriginal Corporation, David Schomburgk. This is the first part... read on

Tim Hampton (ALRM) on payment of fines

This week’s interview is with Mr Tim Hampton from the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) in Port Augusta, where he works as a Financial Counsellor and Consumer Advocate. Tim lets us know about what we... read on

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