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Consumer groups concerned about credit history changes

 Consumer groups, including Kat Lane at the Consumer Credit Legal Centre are warning that Federal Government changes to credit history reporting rules will make it more difficult for low-income Australians to get loans. Pat McGrath  of the ABC ELEANOR HALL: Consumer groups are warning that Federal Government changes to credit history reporting rules will make it more difficult for low-income [ More ]


Kat Lane comments on new credit reporting rules

Newcastle Herald “Late payers are running out of time” By John Collett 5th May 2013 Northern Star “Few days late on payment might hurt credit report” By Hamish Broome 10th May 2013


Big Changes in Credit Reporting

Both of CCLC’s Co-Principal Solicitors have recently been quoted in the media talking about the big changes to credit reporting that take effect as of 12 March 2014. On 4 February Alex Kelly told the Western Australian that new credit reports could show a missed payment that is as little as five days late, and that could affect how borrowers [ More ]


ICA Code slammed for complicating dispute process

The Insurance Law Service has criticised the Insurance Council of Australia’s revised General Insurance Code of Practice for complicating the dispute process for customers and not doing enough to protect consumers. Insurance Business Online by Chinwe Akomah The Insurance Law Service has criticised the Insurance Council of Australia’s revised General Insurance Code of Practice for complicating the dispute process for customers and not [ More ]


Big black mark for new credit reporting rules

Kat Lane comments in the SMH on new credit reporting legislation and the dramatic changes that will take place in March 2014.  Punctual payers may not get the benefits that are being promoted by the Australian Retail Credit Association. Article by Jenna Price  – SMH Comment (Columnist for The Canberra Times) Hey. Your last credit card bill. Do you remember [ More ]


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