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Greens back pay day loan bill, urge greater consumer protection

 

The Australian Greens have today welcomed the introduction of the government's Consumer Credit And Corporations Legislation Amendment (Enhancements) Bill 2011 and urged the government to stand firm against complaints from the loans industry.

 

"The bill today is a positive step toward tackling what's becoming an increasing problem among Australian households, particularly women on low-incomes," Greens' consumer affairs spokesperson, Sen. Sarah Hanson-Young, said today.

 

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