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The TIO regularly releases media statements about telecommunications issues.

For media enquiries please contact Sarah Carnovale, Media and Campaigns Officer, via email or 0437 548 540 / 03 8680 8449.

Ombudsman welcomes TIO reform discussion paper

04 Mar 2011

Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) Simon Cohen has welcomed the release of a Federal Government discussion paper examining opportunities to reform the TIO scheme.

National Consumer Fraud Week provides tips on staying safe

28 Feb 2011

The importance of consumers fighting fraud at home is the theme of this year’s National Consumer Fraud Week.

Telecommunications complaints increase 9 per cent, TIO reports

25 Feb 2011

There has been a disappointing 9 per cent increase in new complaints to the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO

New Council Chairman appointed to Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman scheme

14 Jan 2011

A new Chairman has been appointed to the Council of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) scheme

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Case Study - Steve

A man asked a service provider to connect a line to his new house. The service provider told him he needed to have a trench dug first, and transferred him to a contractor to organise the work

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