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Consumer watchdog sues Airbnb after thousands complain

Consumer watchdog sues Airbnb after thousands complain

June 22nd, 2022 - Barbara Francis & Rus Littleson

The federal government’s consumer watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Airbnb for allegedly misleading consumers.

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Congratulations to 300 cladding winners!

May 26th, 2022 - Barbara Francis & Rus Littleson

The latest figures from Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) website show that about 35 per cent of cladding-affected apartment buildings have been selected for financial assistance for remediation works. Only “extreme risk” or “high risk” buildings qualify for state government funding.

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Sex parties on short-stay platforms

April 27th, 2022 - Barbara Francis & Rus Littleson

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) is about to be exposed to sordid details of drug- and alcohol-fuelled sex parties and strippers enriching a short-stay operator in a Melbourne apartment complex.

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Party policy time

March 23rd, 2022 - Barbara Francis & Rus Littleson

With the fragrance of a federal election in the air, we have a sniff of party policies at a national level on short stays.

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Fighting an unfair committee

February 24th, 2022 - Barbara Francis & Rus Littleson

Nerida Pohl has provided an update on the committee scandal at her inner-city building …

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