Tertiary education program

Learning objectives

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • explain why it is important for Australia to have consumer protection laws
  • describe the three general consumer protections provided under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL)
  • explain the role of the ACL regulators in educating, investigating and enforcing the law
  • list the major penalties that businesses can face if they fail to comply with the ACL.