You can tell them to stop calling you and tell them not to call again.
You can also sign up to the ‘Do Not Call’ register.
This stops most businesses from calling you but does not stop charities from calling you.
you can find the 'Do Not Call' website here: https://www.donotcall.gov.au.

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Your rights when you buy something (ReadSpeaker)

This Easy English (ReadSpeaker) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

Do Not Call Register: Information for the Public

This web page talks about the ‘do not call’ register

What is the Do Not Call Register

You can add your phone number to this register so that businesses don’t call you.

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Protect Yourself from Charity Scams

This video gives tips about avoiding charity scams.

 

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Your rights when you buy something (Arabic)

This Easy English (Arabic) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Vietnamese)

This Easy English (Vietnamese) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Tagalog)

This Easy English (Tagalog) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Spanish)

This Easy English (Spanish) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Italian)

This Easy English (Italian) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Hindi)

This Easy English (Hindi) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Greek)

This Easy English (Greek) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something (Chinese simplified)

This Easy English (Chinese simplified) guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems.

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Your rights when you buy something

This Easy English guide explains your consumer rights and the steps you can take to resolve problems. 

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It’s OK to walk away poster

A3 poster that says how to stop the pressure from people selling stuff on the phone or in person.


Glossary: What these words mean

charity

A charity is an organisation that raises money and provides help for people in need. A charity does not make a profit like a business does.

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