Topic: Industry News

Protecting our Industry, Protecting our Consumers

By CHERPA As most of our members will be aware, the election of the new Labor federal government is a matter of concern for our industry. For the past eight years, CHERPA’s primary focus has been to lobby and work with government ministers so as to educate federal opinion makers about the reality of our […]

Ownership Transfer

Small Print, Heavy Consequences By Ronen Atzmon, Solicitor Introductory Note from Steve King, President of CHERPA: This article details some public legal proceedings against industry members which originated from alleged breaches in 2020 or earlier. Since then, I wish to note that we have strengthened relations in particular with Rent4Keeps and have hopes of ongoing […]

President’s Message

By Steve King, President of CHERPA With the federal election looming, CHERPA has more responsibility than ever to advocate on behalf of our members and ensure our interests are strongly represented to the government. In seeking how to best protect our members, CHERPA continues to pursue an industry-wide code of practice, modelled largely after our […]

Consumer lease sector urges Parliamentary support.

CONSUMER LEASE SECTOR URGES PARLIAMENTARY SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL CONSUMER CREDIT PPROTECTION AMENDMENT (SUPPORTING ECONOMIC RECOVERY) BILL 2020 We appreciate the ongoing feedback and dialogue with all members of parliament on this important area of credit reform and we congratulate the Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer and Federal Government for introducing it. The Parliament needs to […]

Government’s Credit reforms strike the right balance.

GOVERNMENT’S CREDIT REFORMS STRIKE THE RIGHT BALANCE IN PROTECTING CONSUMERS WHILE PRIORITISING JOBS AND GROWTH CHERPA welcomes today’s economic reform announcement by the Federal Government that ensures Australians get access to credit and consumer leases in a socially responsible way. Today’s credit reforms will be a much needed shot in the arm to the Australian […]