Tech giants to front inquiry

Parliament calls on Apple, Adobe and Microsoft to explain high IT prices.

13 Feb 2013 | Tech giants Apple, Adobe and Microsoft are now being forced to answer for the higher prices they charge Australian consumers.

Flood insurance

Floods put insurers to the test

New rights for policyholders should make claiming for flood far less painful.

29 Jan 2013 | The fallout from the floods of summer 2011 brought about changes in the General Insurance Code of Practice that are currently in effect.

Microsoft Surface

Tech giant referred to the ACCC

Microsoft’s 32GB tablet has only 16GB of available hard disk space.

22 Jan 2013 | CHOICE has requested that the ACCC investigate Microsoft for potentially misleading advertising claims.


Big two supermarkets' global power

Coles and Woolworths rank among top 20 retailers worldwide for revenue.

17 Jan 2013 | A recent report from Deloitte called “Global Powers of Retailing” reveals that Coles and Woolworths have a pretty good showing worldwide.

New data charges

Vodafone fails consumers again

Vodafone has announced changes to the way it bills its prepaid customers for data.

15 Jan 2013 | In a move sure to infuriate its prepaid customers, Vodafone has changed the way it bills them for data.

travel destinations

Top travelling tips

If you're planning a holiday this summer, check out our checklist for a smooth break.

3 Jan 2013 | CHOICE puts together ten top tips to help you have a safe and happy holiday this season.


Consumers left high and dry by travel agent clauses

CHOICE asks the ACCC in investigate Flight Centre

21 Dec 2012 | After a tip-off from a member, CHOICE requests that the ACCC investigate Flight Centre for potentially misleading conduct.


CHOICE's guide to your shopping rights

Get savvy this summer with the latest CHOICE guide.

21 Dec 2012 | This guide outlines common traps to be wary of, as well as offering tips on smarter shopping.


Pepe's free range quackdown

Federal Court fines Pepe’s Ducks for misleading open range claims

20 Dec 2012 | Pepe’s Ducks has been fined $375,000 by the Federal Court over complaints by the ACCC of misleading ‘open range’ claims


Dodgy food health claims stopped in Europe

New European Union regulation lists permitted health claims, bans rest

19 Dec 2012 | Regulations have come into effect in Europe that will only allow food health claims approved by the European Food Safety Authority.

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