The Dangers of Low-Documentation Loans

Date & time

2.30pm Tuesday 18 December 2007


Law Theatre, ANU College of Law, Building 5, Fellows Road, The Australian National University


David Tennant, Director of CARE Inc


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The joint report of the Centre for Commercial law and the Centre for Consumer Law ACT, They still want to take our house (PDF, 833KB): A further investigation into house repossessions in the ACT Supreme Court" was successfully launched on Tuesday, 18 December 2007. Annette Ellis MP, Member for Canberra, accepted the Report on behalf of the Federal Government.

The Centre for Commercial Law and CARE Inc presented a very successful public forum on the dangers of low-documentation loans. The event was attended by more than 30 people from private practice, government departments and industry. The forum explored some of the issues associated with low-documentation loans and the potential for legal responses to concerns.

The panel consisted of David Tennant (PDF, 88KB), Director of CARE Inc; Stephen Long, Economics Correspondent, ABC News and Current Affairs; Christian Mikula, Senior Policy Advisor, ASIC; and Rachael Francois (PDF, 78KB), Sydney Bar. 


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