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Footnotes

Chapter 1 Do Not Knock Register Bill 2012 - Committee comment

[1]       The Selection Committee report of 24 May 2012 <http://www.aph.gov.au/committees> viewed 12 July 2012. 

[2]       Senate Scrutiny of Bills Committee, Alert Digest No 6 of 2012, pp. 21-22 <http://www.aph.gov.au/committees> viewed 12 July 2012. 

[3]       Professor George Williams, Submission 1, p. 2.

[4]       Professor George Williams, Submission 1, p. 2.

[5]       Professor George Williams, Submission 1, p. 2.

[6]       Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 8.

[7]       Mr John Holloway, Executive Director, Direct Selling Association of Australia (DSAA), Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 16.

[8]       House of Representatives Practice 6th edn, 2012, p. 191.

[9]       For references to the Chair’s rulings, see House of Representatives Practice 6th edn, 2012, p. 192.

[10]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 2.

[11]     Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (CUAC), Submission 8, p. 2.

[12]     Financial Counselling Australia (FCA), Submission 9, pp. 2-3.

[13]     Ms Fiona Guthrie, Executive Director, FCA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 7.

[14]     Ms Fiona Guthrie, Executive Director, FCA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 2.

[15]     Ms Fiona Guthrie, Executive Director, FCA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 2.

[16]     Ms Fiona Guthrie, Executive Director, FCA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 2.

[17]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 1.

[18]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 1.

[19]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 5.

[20]     National Seniors Association, Submission 11, p. 2.

[21]     National Seniors Association, Submission 11, p. 3.

[22]     National Seniors Association, Submission 11, p. 3.

[23]     Consumer Action Law Centre (CALC), Submission 5, p. 8.

[24]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 2.

[25]     See, for example CALC, Submission 5, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 1; Australian Privacy Foundation (APF), Submission 14, p. 1; Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 2; Queensland Consumers Association, Submission 6, p. 1; FCA, Submission 9, p. 1.

[26]     CALC, Submission 5, p. 2.

[27]     CALC, Submission 5, p. 2; Ms Catriona Lowe, Co-Chief Executive Officer, CALC, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 5.

[28]     CALC, Submission 5, p. 2; Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2.

[29]     Ms Catriona Lowe, Co-Chief Executive Officer, CALC, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 5.

[30]     Do Not Knock, ‘Legal status of the Do Not Knock sticker’ <http://donotknock.org.au/useful-stuff/legal-status-of-the-do-not-knock-sticker> viewed 30 August 2012.

[31]     Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Submission 16, p. 4.

[32]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 2; Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2.

[33]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 5.

[34]     Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 2.

[35]     Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 8; Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2; DSAA, Submission 2, p. 1; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 2.

[36]     CALC, Submission 5, pp. 6-7.

[37]     Queensland Consumers Association, Submission 6, p. 2.

[38]     Queensland Consumers Association, Submission 6, p. 2.

[39]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 3.

[40]     Australian Government, ‘The Australian Consumer Law’ <http://www.consumerlaw.gov.au/content/Content.aspx?doc=fact_sheets/FAQ.htm> viewed 30 August 2012.

[41]     Frost and Sullivan, Research into the Door-to-Door Sales Industry in Australia: Report by Frost and Sullivan for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), August 2012, p. 6.

[42]     ACCC, Submission 16, p. 2.

[43]     Australian Government, ‘Door-to-door sales: Your rights in Australia’ <https://www. moneysmart.gov.au/media/347378/kit-acl-factsheet-door-to-door-sales.pdf> viewed 30 August 2012.

[44]     ACCC, Submission 16, pp. 4-5.

[45]     ACCC, Submission 16, p. 2.

[46]     ACCC, ‘Knock! Knock! Who’s There? Door to door sales industry report and consumer guidance launched’ <http://www.accc.gov.au/content/index.phtml/ itemId/1070506/fromItemId/815215/fromACCC> viewed 6 September 2012. 

[47]     ACCC, Submission 16, pp. 3-4.

[48]     ACCC, Submission 16, p. 4.

[49]     Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2.

[50]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 3; Mr John Holloway, Executive Director, DSAA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 16;  Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 1; Foxtel, Submission 12, p. 2; Simply Energy, Submission 15, p. 1.

[51]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 1; Simply Energy, Submission 15, p. 1.

[52]     See Salmat, Submission 4, p. 2; Communications Alliance, Submission 7, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 1

[53]     Australian Treasury, Submission 13, p. 3.

[54]     Australian Treasury, Submission 13, p. 3.

[55]     Queensland Consumers Association, Submission 6, p. 2.

[56]     CUAC, Submission 8, p. 2.

[57]     CALC, Submission 5, p. 6.

[58]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 4.

[59]     FCA, Submission 9, p. 2.

[60]     CHOICE, Submission 18, p. 2.

[61]     CUAC, Submission 8, p. 4.

[62]     ACCC, Submission 16, pp. 2-3.

[63]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 1.

[64]     Simply Energy, Submission 15, p. 1; Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 10.

[65]     Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 10.

[66]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 5.

[67]     Mr John Stanton, Chief Executive Officer, Communications Alliance, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 14.  

[68]     DSAA, Submission 2, p. 1.

[69]     Mr John Holloway, Executive Director, DSAA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 17.

[70]     Ms Catriona Lowe, Co-Chief Executive Officer, CALC, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 1.

[71]     Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth) s 2.

[72]     Mr Steve Georganas MP, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 23 August 2012, p. 4.

[73]     Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, Submission 17, p. 3.

[74]     See Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012.

[75]     Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, Submission 17, p. 2.

[76]     Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, Submission 17, pp. 3-4.

[77]     APF, Submission 14, p. 3.

[78]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 2; Salmat, Submission 4, p. 4.

[79]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 2; DSAA, Submission 2, p. 2; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 2.

[80]     Australian Treasury, Submission 13, p. 6.

[81]     Mr John Holloway, Executive Director, DSAA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 19.  

[82]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 5.

[83]     Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 9.

[84]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 5.

[85]     Mr John Stanton, Chief Executive Officer, Communications Alliance, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 14.

[86]     Energy Assured Limited, Submission 3, p. 3; Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 3; Simply Energy, Submission 15, p. 1; Salmat, Submission 4, p. 6.

[87]     Salmat, Submission 4, p. 5.

[88]     DSAA, Submission 2, p. 3.

[89]     Alinta Energy, Submission 10, p. 3.

[90]     Australian Treasury, Submission 13, p. 2.

[91]     CALC, Submission 5, p. 5.

[92]     Ms Anne Whitehouse, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Assured Limited, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 8.

[93]     Mr John Holloway, Executive Director, DSAA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 18.  

[94]     Mr Daniel Hoenig, Director Policy, DSAA, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 22 August 2012, p. 17.  

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