The TGA has identified certain therapeutic goods such as complementary medicines or disinfectants being inappropriately promoted for the prevention or treatment of novel coronavirus infections in Australia.
It is in breach of the Australian Consumer Law to sell or advertise for sale vehicles with defective Takata airbags that are under active recall
Star ratings and reviews rankings exist in a grey area. They’re not expressly legislated by Australian Consumer Law, but if they are ruled to be creating a deceptive impression, you might find yourself in trouble.
Four furniture retailers have each paid a penalty of $12,600 after the ACCC issued them with an infringement notice following an ACCC investigation into the industry’s use of ‘was/now’ price comparisons in advertising.
Flight Centre Travel Group has paid $252,000 in penalties after the ACCC issued two infringement notices
The Federal Court has ordered an estate agency in Melbourne’s east and its director to pay almost $900,000 in fines and compensation for underquoting offences.
The ACCC has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Samsung Electronics Australia alleging it made false, misleading and deceptive representations in advertising the water resistance of various ‘Galaxy’ branded mobile phones.