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Anonymous on 0407 648 158
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Anonymous on 0427 708 082
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Acquire Learning on (03) 9892 7022
(03) 9892 7022 - called and reached IVR for Acquire Learning, the online learning expert. I was...
Anonymous on 0405 123 394
Eco sustainable home on (03) 5470 6579
I called back number (03) 5470 6579 spoke to a woman who said company name is Eco sustainable home.
simply hung up after hearing my voice Have just talked to the nice lady at the RFB headquarter on (07) 4580 1300 and she has taken me off their call list. It is the brigade doing their own fundraising, but the system they purchased has problems. They are changing to a new system shortly and hopefully this will get rid of the "overload calls" where no operator is ready to talk when the computer dials. She understands that I would rather help the local brigade with practical assistance and/or buy meat tray raffle tickets at the local pub to assist with fundraising as it is face to face. People, people... gosh! Take a deep breath =)
Rural Fire Brigades Association of Queensland - they raise funds for all the volunteer rural fire fighters throughout Qld.
Why? Because, unlike every other state in Australia, the Qld Govt does not fully fund the rural fire brigade. The only way the bush firies can get money to pay for trucks, fuel, safety equipment etc etc is to FUND RAISE.
See those blokes out there on Christmas Day battling enormous bushfires? They're not getting paid for that. That truck they're driving? They had to raise most of the money for that themselves. The fuel that they put in it? Probably came out of their own pockets.
FYI!!! Charities are exempt from the Government Do Not Call Register. If you don't want them to call, just *ask* them. They'll take you off their lists...
And if you don't want charities to every ring you, why not get stuck into the Government for not fully funding essential services, rather than take it out on someone wanting to help their community ;)
I have my mobile phone number on "DO NOT CALL REGISTER" Does this not matter at all????? I have heaps of calls from (07) 5512 7800 and (07) 5480 1369.
As far as I know they are not a CHARITY and I don not want to receive their calls. What is a food manufacturing business making cold calls for????
Seeing as I live in FNQ - I would prefer to donate to my local fire brigade and not the fire brigade in SEQLD. And even in saying that, why does this charity - out of all the other charities - do they constantly phone and then hang-up? I've tried contacting them to say I do not want to donate to them and all goes quiet for a few months but then the constant harrasment of calls start up again. If this is a legit charity - use a better (and friendlier) call service to ask for donations. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar ... as they say. We gave them a donation once. The local Bush Fire Brigade is the ones that I suport.
We told them not to bother phoning us, because they would not arrive if we had a fire. The local Brigade would.
I asked them to stop calling and they did for a couple of months - they are calling again now. all brigades get money from levies collected from councils fund raising unneeded That is completely untrue. You have no idea what you are talking about. Why doesn't somebody do something about these harrassing calls from telemarketers and "fundraisers". Enough. If you paid any attention to the information provided you would know that charities are not included in the "Do Not Call Register"
Number 2 of the FAQ section is as below
2. Will registering my number stop all telemarketing calls and marketing faxes?
No, registration won't stop all calls and faxes. Some public interest organisations (e.g. registered charities, political parties and educational institutions) can still call numbers listed on the register. This ensures these organisations can continue to provide valuable services to the community.
If you have an existing relationship with a business, it can still contact you, but you can advise them you do not wish to receive telemarketing calls or marketing faxes from them in the future.
I help my local services out and give money and time to them and worked as volunteer 40 years every telly marketer I get I ask do you do what you are doing for free or are you being paid for it by the time I Lyell them what I do they mostly hang up , but if they don't I say you could be any one . I never never never give out my card details to some one who rand me , and after having my criedt card hacked by over seas people buy online shoes I'm even more car full than be fpre I'm am never going to give out my details and you should not too cheers Rang 2 consecutive days. Didn't leave a message thankfully. Regardless of who they are or what they do , harassing people is not acceptable. .. why do they ring up and then hang up without talking? This is a standard process of a telemarker, whether they are a charity or not. And don't be fooled, those telemarketers that work for charities are usually on a $100,000 + income, depending on how much they bring in! They aren't working for free. Ask them how much they earn. they rang me today and hanged up This caller (07) 5480 1369, is a scammer and they have nothing to do with the Rural Fire Brigade, or any other association, its a scam. 7:10 pm friday night get phone call from rural fire brigade asking for money ..I enquire about how they got my number .woman tells me that they bought my number from a numbers broker but is unable to advise which company this is .How can someone I don't know sell my unlisted phone number . While I do support the work of the Rural Fire Brigades and have donated in the past (not over the phone), the rentless calls and harrasment from these people just a turn-off and makes you not want to donate. And how do I know they are who they say. They are very aggressive so now just ignore the number