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Killing CAPTCHA

Consumer groups fight for a new web authentication system that is fair for all users

5 Sep 2013 | Consumer groups want to end the use of CAPTCHAs, which discriminate against blind and vision-impaired consumers.

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Advertising blitz on over-the-counter medicines

TGA seeks to crack down on advertising for over-the-counter and complementary medicines

3 Sep 2013 | CHOICE supports tighter therapeutic goods advertising standards in Australia

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Are you breaking copyright law?

Support our campaign for fair use of the books, music and movies that you own

27 Aug 2013 | CHOICE research shows that Australia’s copyright laws are in need of reform.

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Time to end the funeral insurance rip-off

Consumer groups call for reforms

21 Aug 2013 | CHOICE joins other consumer organisations in calling for reforms to Australia’s funeral insurance industry.

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Stand up for cheaper medicine!

Choice wants to see price savings on medicines passed onto consumers and taxpayers

20 Aug 2013 | Choice, ACOSS and the Consumer Health Forum are calling for the government to support the current price disclosure policy for medicines.

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Organic claims washed away

CHOICE welcomes the move by the ACCC to clean up shonky organic claims

16 Jul 2013 | CHOICE welcomes news that the ACCC is cracking down on bottled water companies who use the word ‘organic’ in their label.

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Woolworths wilts under pressure

Woolworths responds to consumer pressure to reduce car park prices

12 Jul 2013 | Following widespread consumer condemnation, Woolworths reduced the parking prices at its new Woolloomooloo concept store.

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Roaming rort

New rules to crack down on global roaming charges

3 Jul 2013 | The government has announced new rules to force telcos to alert consumers to global roaming charges.

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Credit card interest survey

Our survey results show the banks are pretty good at obscuring high credit card interest rates.

1 Jul 2013 | A recent CHOICE survey revealed 48% of Australians don't know their credit card interest rate. We think its time the federal government enabled consumers to make unbiased comparisons of credit products based on their actual spending and repayments over time.

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ACCC warns power companies over ads

Misleading representations about discounts on energy plans must stop, says ACCC deputy chair Delia Rickard

27 Jun 2013 | CHOICE supports the ACCC's warning to energy retailers over discount promotions and calls for less confusion and more clarity about electricity prices.

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