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Wednesday, 29 May 2024 09:06

PIZZA HUT FINED $2,502,500

PIZZA Pan Group Pty Ltd, trading as Pizza Hut Australia, was fined $2,502,500 for breaching Australian spam laws by sending over 10 million unauthorized marketing messages from January to May 2023. An ACMA investigation found that Pizza Hut sent 5.9 million messages to customers who had not consented or had withdrawn consent and 4.4 million without an unsubscribe option. Pizza Hut has committed to a three-year compliance review and regular reporting to ACMA.
Wednesday, 29 May 2024 09:05

SEATBELT RULES CAMERA ENFORCED

STARTING July 1, 2024, Transport for NSW will enforce seatbelt rules using mobile phone detection cameras. A new advertising campaign launching Sunday will remind drivers of this change. Secretary Josh Murray emphasizes the serious consequences of not wearing seatbelts, citing 150 fatalities between 2019 and 2023 due to improper restraint. The campaign will highlight correct seatbelt use and the importance of driver responsibility for passenger safety.
Wednesday, 29 May 2024 09:03

CALL FOR REVIEW OF HARDSHIP

THE Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) supports ASIC's call for lenders to better assist customers facing financial hardship. ASIC's report highlights lenders' shortcomings in providing adequate hardship support. AFCA's data shows a 25% increase in financial difficulty complaints in 2023, with a third related to home loans. AFCA urges lenders to offer individualized assistance and avoid "cookie cutter" responses. AFCA continues to monitor these trends to address systemic issues.
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