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What you need to know… Advertising of chiropractic services

Practitioners should take care when advertising chiropractic services that may influence vulnerable groups in the community, particularly paediatric chiropractic services.

Former doctor prosecuted over claims of being a registered medical practitioner

On behalf of the Medical Board of Australia, AHPRA has charged Cynthia Weinstein with 14 counts of claiming to be a registered medical practitioner and one count of possessing a schedule 4 poison.

Regulators focus on claims made by chiropractors

Australia’s regulators are focused on advertising that makes claims about the benefits of chiropractic care when these may not be supported by sufficient evidence.

$32,400 paid by Kogan for alleged false and misleading advertising

Online retailer Kogan.com has paid penalties totalling $32,400 following issue of three infringement notices by the ACCC. Kogan is a major online retailer and is well-known for selling electronic products.

‘Waiting period’ costs NIB Health Fund $10,200

NIB Health Funds Ltd (NIB) has paid a penalty of $10,200 following the issue of an Infringement Notice by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in relation to advertising about the waiver of the waiting period for “Extras” cover.

ACCC takes action against Clinica and Radovan Laski alleging misleading and unconscionable conduct

The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Clinica Internationale Pty Ltd (Clinica) alleging that Clinica made false or misleading representations and engaged in unconscionable conduct in relation to a program offering migrants training and employment that it represented would lead to permanent residency in Australia.

Warning by NSW regulator on wagering advertising

The NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing reminds the online wagering industry to be vigilant about complying with advertising requirements following recent regulatory actions.

Misleading advertisement results in car insurer AAMI paying a $20,400 penalty

AAMI has paid $20,400 in penalties after ASIC issued two infringement notices for false or misleading advertisements promoting AAMI car insurance. Each infringement notice imposed a penalty of $10,200.