My submission to the committee is here for your reference, please take a moment to submit your views on this very important subject at the following address: http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/work-of-committees/committees/LACSC/inquiries/current-inquiries/04-Lemons
Here is the Trade Practices Act (in use until January 2011) and the Australian Consumer Law (replaced the Trade Practices Act in January 2011).
TRADE PRACTICES ACT
If you purchased your motor vehicle before January 2011, this is the Law under which your purchase was made.
Trade Practices Act 1974 Volume 1 of 3 (pages 281, 297, 301 will be of interest to you)
Trade Practices Act 1974 Volume 2 of 3
Trade Practices Act 1974 Volume 3 of 3
AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW
If you purchased your motor vehicle on or after January 2011, this is the Law under which your purchase was made.
Australian Consumer Law, Volume 1 of 3
Australian Consumer Law, Volume 2 of 3
Australian Consumer Law, Volume 3 of 3 (pages 131 and 137 will be of interest to you)
COMMONWEALTH CONSUMER AFFAIRS ADVISORY COUNCIL REPORT 2009
Here is a report commissioned by the Government in 2009. This report investigated the requirement of a Lemon Law and also recommended a consistent approach to the state-based small-claims court and tribunals process (none of this has been adopted)
CCAAC Consumer Rights 2009 Report