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Pitfalls of using Buy Now Pay Later

Pitfalls of using Buy Now Pay Later

August 19, 2021

In this episode Legal Aid Queensland's consumer advocate Paul Holmes chats about the pitfalls of using Buy Now Pay Later schemes for your purchases and what you can do if you get in trouble with them.

For more information about your consumer rights and debt, go to legalaid.qld.gov.au/consumerrights or call 1300 65 11 88.

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Dealing with insurance and damage when a natural disaster hits

Dealing with insurance and damage when a natural disaster hits

March 23, 2021

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In this episode, Legal Aid Queensland's consumer advocate and Principal Lawyer Paul Homes discusses what to do if your home or property has been damaged, how to avoid hustlers, and how to go about dealing with the insurance side of clean-up. 

For more information about how to get free legal help after natural disasters go to www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/naturaldisasters or call 1300 527 700.

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Legal tips and pitfalls: buying a used car in Queensland

Legal tips and pitfalls: buying a used car in Queensland

March 8, 2021

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In this episode, Legal Aid Queensland's consumer advocate Paul Holmes discusses some tips, pitfalls, and legal protections you have when buying a new used car from private sellers and car yards.

For more information about consumer rights, go to https://bit.ly/3ej7Z9e .

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Recognising financial control as part of family and domestic violence

Recognising financial control as part of family and domestic violence

July 20, 2020

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Family and domestic violence isn’t always physical and can be difficult to recognise.

Legal Aid Queesland's lawyers work every day with people who have experienced all kinds of domestic violence.

Senior Consumer Lawyers Paul Homes and Loretta Kreet chat with us about financial control as a form of abuse.

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Useful links 

If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000. 

For problems with: 

  • Telephone and internet bills - Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman - www.tio.com.au 
  • Traffic fines, tolls. council rates or fines - Queensland Ombudsman -   www.ombudsman.qld.gov.au 
  • Mortgages, loans and debts, insurance, or general banking Australian Financial Complaints Authority - www.afca.org.au  
  • Water and energy bills - Energy and Water Ombudsman - www.ewoq.com.au 
  • Rent - Tenants Queensland – www.tenantsqld.org.au  

For legal and financial information and advice: 

 

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