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Telstra fined $50M for ‘beyond conscience’ exploitation of Indigenous customers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-13 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has been fined $50 million for using unconscionable tactics to sign up more than 100 Indigenous customers with post-paid mobile plans they didn’t understand […]

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Sydney sues Telstra to block payphone installations
Telecommunications 2021-05-11 5:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

The city of Sydney has sued Telstra to block the telecommunications giant from carrying out the allegedly unlawful replacement and installation of payphones throughout the […]

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Telstra fined $1.5M for dropping number porting during first COVID-19 wave
Telecommunications 2021-05-04 12:31 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has been hit with a $1.5 million fine from the the Australian Communications and Media Authority for dropping its number porting service during the […]

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Telstra denied special leave in legal stoush with cities over smart payphone installation
Telecommunications 2021-04-15 10:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

Telstra has failed in its appeal to the High Court to hear its battle with Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane over the planned upgrade of its […]

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Telstra worker loses appeal over 2:30 am injury on work trip
Employment 2021-04-13 2:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former Telstra employee has lost her challenge to a ruling which denied her workers compensation for a hip injury suffered after a night out […]

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Tandem class action members may have been misled by news about cross-claims, judge says
Class Actions 2021-04-07 5:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has found that news articles published in the Herald Sun, Daily Mail and The Australian may have given group members in a class […]

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Telco Superfone hit with $300,000 fine for ‘predatory’ telemarketing practices
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-03-26 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has ordered telecommunications reseller Superfone to pay a $300,000 penalty in proceedings brought by the ACCC for misleading customers and making unsolicited telemarketing […]

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Tandem gets OK to file rare class action cross-claims against group members
Class Actions 2021-02-09 3:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed a unit of workforce delivery firm Tandem to file cross-claims against individual group members in an underpayment class action, in a […]

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Mobile retailer TeleChoice faces class action over contract spat with Optus
Class Actions 2021-02-08 6:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

A class action by franchisees against mobile and internet retailer TeleChoice will return to the Victoria Supreme Court next week as group members seek commissions […]

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Telstra faces $50M penalty for ‘exploiting’ Indigenous consumers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-11-26 4:14 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Telstra is facing the second highest penalty ever imposed under consumer law for signing up Indigenous customers to post-paid mobile plans, with the ACCC alleging […]

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