While the Australian Consumer law offers protections against unfair contract terms, it’s important to always read contracts carefully before signing, keep copies and say ‘no’ if you feel pressured by a salesperson.
While the ACCC does not set fuel prices, we monitor retail fuel prices on a daily basis. Where we see issues of concern we will investigate. And, where we find sufficient evidence we will take action to protect consumers against misleading and anti-competitive conduct by fuel retailers.
If you are in debt, you have a legal responsibility to repay the money you owe. However there are laws in place to protect you from being treated unfairly by debt collectors.