Media Release

Credit repair industry body the Credit Repair Industry Association of Australasia to hold first Board Meeting Thursday.

28 May 2012

New industry body for credit rating repair, the Credit Repair Industry Association of Australasia (CRIAA) has scheduled its first Board Meeting this Thursday.

The nine board members – who were ratified last Tuesday, will meet Thursday 31 May at 9:30am EST to discuss a range of topics which will move towards solidifying the CRIAA as an entity designed to deliver both credibility and voice to the credit repair industry and those promoting credit reporting accuracy in Australia.

The board includes 6 credit repair industry members, and three finance industry members, including President of the Finance Brokers’ Association of Australia, Peter White. The meeting will comprise establishing formal positions on the board, and reviewing the ASIC-inspired draft Code of Conduct for the CRIAA.

Board Member Graham Doessel – CEO of MyCRA Credit Rating Repairs says the drive of the Code of Conduct will be to develop a framework to ensure that members conduct themselves with high standards and ethics.

“Credit rating repair is largely unregulated and some dodgy practices have caused the overall impression of the industry to at times be less than savoury,” Mr Doessel says.

He says this impression overshadows the crucial role credit rating repairers play in correcting credit rating inconsistencies for consumers and the real place credit repair has in the credit reporting landscape.

“The CRIAA Code of Conduct is a vital step to move the industry forward with credibility. It will provide some formal standards and minimum qualifications for members and cement a set of ethics that members can uphold,” Mr Doessel says.


Please contact:

Graham Doessel – Founder and CEO MyCRA Board CRIAA         Ph 07 3124 7133

Lisa Brewster – Media Relations  MyCRA              Mob: 0450 554 007

MyCRA Credit Rating Repairs is Australia’s leader in credit rating repairs. We permanently remove defaults from credit files.

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