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Spam Emails After Using iSelect and/or Compare The Market

Recently purchased a new car and, against my better judgement, provided my details to both iSelect and Compare The Market to obtain quotes. I ensured that there were no extra boxes ticked such as …

Waiting before Claiming - Car Insurance, Not at Fault

My (very old) car was hit recently by a garbage truck. I’ve been in contact with the company and they’ve asked for a quote, which I’ll be providing. My concern is that the market value of the …

mastec.com.au

Car Hit by Garbage Truck

Went out to my car this morning, and found a note asking to contact Mastec Australia regarding an incident. Gave it a quick search and they seem to be responsible for operating garbage trucks. I’m …

Vehicle Collisions - Potential Changes To How “At Fault” Is Determined?

Every OzBargainer loves a good forum post detailing some form of mishap on the roads. Sadly, there are no MS Paint drawings here (sorry to disappoint). As it stands, when one vehicle collides into …

Fixed Price Servicing - Leeway on The KM’s?

My partner purchased a new KIA in late 2018, which comes with a 7 year warranty with fixed price servicing at certain intervals. The local dealerships were not able to accept a booking until the …

Faulty Discontinued TV

I purchased a 48” 4K JVC TV from Big W during their 2016 Boxing Day sale for ~$326. It has been replaced once due to a faulty panel, and the same faults are beginning to arise on this replacement …

turtlebeach.com.au

Buying Direct from Turtle Beach

Has anyone ever purchased directly from Turtle Beach's own website? They've got a sale on at the moment, and their Australian website has prices listed (in AUD) as well as a …

Xbox One X Vs PS4 Pro

I'm currently presented with somewhat of a predicament. I have an Xbox One, and am looking to move into a 4K gaming console before the end of the year. I cannot decide between the PS4 Pro and …

Part Timer Rostering Outside of Availbilities

Hi all, I have been with a retail (sales) company for 3 years now, on a contract that stipulates a required 12 hours per week, and that we/I must be "flexible according to the company's …

Good Non-Smudging Pen (for a Lefty)

Unfortunately I am cursed with being a lefty, so finding a good pen is a bit of a challenge. I'm looking for a pen that has the following qualities: Good quality build/ink Not overly …

[eBay] Amazon $50 USD Gift Card for ~ $27.53AUD

Found this on eBay - the seller has 100% feedback and has sold a number of these with quite a few left. There seems to be a 1 per person limit, …

Required Flexibility In a Permanent Part Time Role - Uncompromising Employer

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Warranty Replacement iPhone - Screen Protector Replacement?

Hi all, I'm gettting my iPhone replaced under warranty tomorrow (already had it assessed and approved). I currently have a $45 screen protector on the phone that I bought from the Apple Store. …

Broken 48 Inch JVC 4K TV (from Boxing Day BIG W Deal)

Hi everyone, I purchased this TV back on Boxing Day: https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/284415 I went away for a month shortly after purchase, thus only got around to opening the TV today. After …

iPad Air 2 Vs iPad Pro 9.7 Vs iPad Mini 4

Hi everyone, I currently own an iPad Mini 1st Generation which is no longer used due to a combination of poor performance, and lack of necessity when I have an 11" Air for main tasks, and my …

Should It Be Legal to Use a Mobile Phone When in a Stationary Vehicle?

I, like many others, have witnessed a countless number of people using their mobile phones whilst behind the wheel. Whilst campaigns by road authorities and the state and national governments have …