consumer rights

Harvey Norman Comes Clean About ‘Extended Warranties’

Harvey Norman Comes Clean About ‘Extended Warranties’

Are extended warranties really all that necessary, considering the protections Australian Consumer Law offers? The selling practices of the extended warranty industry were recently made subject of a review which has resulted in a set guidelines of aiming to “provide greater transparency” into what consumers are being told by retailers….

Is It Legal For Gift Cards To Have An Expiration Date?

Is It Legal For Gift Cards To Have An Expiration Date?

Australians spend a whopping $2.5 billion on gift cards annually. These items are essentially store credit that can be used at participating stores in the same way as cash. However, unlike money, they usually have a strict expiration date. Is this legal? Let’s find out…