Customers advised to contact liquidator.
Gerry Gibbs Camera House in Cannington, south-east of Perth in Western Australia, entered liquidation on Friday. Consumer Protection confirmed that only the Cannington store is affected and all other Camera House stores in WA are independently owned and remain operating.
Consumer Protection acting commissioner, David Hillyard said the liquidator, Melsom Robson Chartered Accountants, has advised Consumer Protection that customers who have fully paid for purchases or repairs should be able to collect their items.
“If this is not the case, consumers can contact Consumer Protection for further advice and we can take the matter up with the liquidator,” Hillyard said.
“We are told that those people who have paid deposits on purchases yet to be delivered will become unsecured creditors and will need to await the conclusion of the liquidation process before finding out if they will get their money back,” he added.
Affected customers can contact the liquidator, Melsom Robson Chartered Accountants, direct on 6242 0700 for further instructions on how to resolve any outstanding orders or repairs, or how to register as an unsecured creditor.
Consumers who have fully paid for purchases or repairs and have not received their goods, can contact Consumer Protection by email email@example.com or call 1300 30 40 54.
Raleru Limited, parent company of Camera House, and the liquidators have been contacted for comment.