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Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria

Area of operation:

Email
dscv@justice.vic.gov.au

Web
http://www.disputes.vic.gov.au/

Phone
1300 372 888

Free and confidential dispute resolution services, providing telephone advice and mediation. This does not include disputes under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) or involving family violence. The Dispute Settlement Centre of Victoria (DSCV) provides free dispute resolution services across Victoria, as well as training and accrediting mediators to national standards. DSCV can help you … Continued

Victorian Ombudsman

Area of operation:

Email
Online Complaint Form

Web
http://www.ombudsman.gov.au/

Phone
1300 362 072

The Victorian Ombudsman takes complaints about Victorian state and local government departments and agencies. We consider and investigate complaints from people who believe they have been treated unfairly or unreasonably by an Australian Government department or agency, including Australia Post, Centrelink, Child Support Agency, and Department of Immigration and Citizenship. The Commonwealth Ombudsman is also the … Continued

Consumer Affairs Victoria

Area of operation:

Email
General Enquiry Online Form

Web
https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/

Phone
1300 55 81 81

Consumer Affairs Victoria is a business unit of the Department of Justice & Regulation, within the Victorian government. We are Victoria’s consumer affairs regulator. Our purpose is to help Victorians be responsible and informed businesses and consumers. We can assist with complaints about housing, products and services, cars, licencing, registrations, clubs and groups.  

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Area of operation:

Email
enquiries@oaic.gov.au

Web
https://www.oaic.gov.au/

Phone
1300 363 992

An independent agency investigating breech of privacy complaints. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) can investigate privacy complaints from individuals about Australian and Norfolk Island Government agencies, and private sector organisations covered by the Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act). You can also make a complaint to the OAIC about the handling of your … Continued

Australian Charities and Not-For-Profit Commission

ACNC takes complaints about Charities, and not for profit organisations. The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) is the independent national regulator of charities. The ACNC has been set up to achieve the following objects: maintain, protect and enhance public trust and confidence in the sector through increased accountability and transparency support and sustain a … Continued

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Area of operation:

Web
http://asic.gov.au/

Phone
1300 300 630: within Australia

ASIC is Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator. We contribute to Australia’s economic reputation and wellbeing by ensuring that Australia’s financial markets are fair and transparent, supported by confident and informed investors and consumers. We also administer complaints about companies, organisations or workers/board directors.