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Media Release: Mortgage Broking: Consumer Groups Quit Disingenuous Consultation

Consumer groups ask Canberra to move quickly on bank payments to mortgage brokers Consumer groups have quit en masse from a mortgage broking industry forum, saying that the industry isn’t interested in doing the right thing by the community and has been disingenuous. CHOICE, Consumer Action Law Centre, Financial Counselling Australia and Financial Rights Legal Centre have removed consumer representatives [ More ]

Financial Rights Legal Centre Reconciliation Action Plan (October 2018-2019)

  Our vision for reconciliation is: for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to understand their financial rights and be able to enforce them. We aim to be a trusted adviser and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in financial stress, within our areas of expertise. With this in mind, Financial Rights is proud to announce that [ More ]

MyBudget Class Action

Financial Rights Legal Centre ran a class action in the Federal Court of Australia seeking compensation for consumers who entered into the standard service agreement contracts with MyBudget Pty Ltd that include the following wording: Client funds are held in an interest bearing account arranged by MyBudget. Interest is not payable to clients on funds held in your MyBudget Account. [ More ]

Media release: Time to get Commbank’s Dollarmites out of schools

Time to get Dollarmites out of schools Consumer groups call on Commonwealth Bank to stop using its schools program as a lifelong marketing tool 4 October 2018 Consumer advocates are calling for the Commonwealth Bank to stop using schools to market banking products to children after CHOICE awarded the bank a Shonky award for the dodgy Dollarmites program. CHOICE, Consumer Action, [ More ]

Consumer groups respond: Banking Royal Commission Interim Report

The release of the Interim Report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry today is a watershed moment for the finance sector according to Consumer Action Law Centre and Financial Rights Legal Centre.  Commissioner Hayne has slammed the finance sector for its greed and the ‘pursuit of short term profit at the expense of basic [ More ]

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