DFAT uninvites journalist from TPP briefing

CHOICE is disappointed by the continuing lack of transparency surrounding the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and calls on consumers to sign our TPP petition

30 Oct 2013 | Australian government representatives are negotiating a trade deal that has serious implications for Australia's future, but the secrecy surrounding the negotiations is worrying CHOICE.


NSW set to introduce anti ticket scalping laws

CHOICE hopes the legislation achieves its objective without hampering consumers who have genuine reasons for on-selling their tickets.

25 Oct 2013 | New legislation proposed in NSW seeks to reduce ticket scalping, but CHOICE hopes it does not inadvertently prevent consumers from on-selling their tickets for legitimate reasons.


Bushfire insurance cover update

It's a good time to review some key facts about fire insurance cover.

21 Oct 2013 | If you’re potentially in the path of a bushfire and don’t have insurance, be sure to ask any insurer you talk to for the details on how long you’ll have to wait before the cover takes effect.


ACCC takes action against in-app purchases

The ACCC joins international effort against in-app purchase bill shocks.

11 Sep 2013 | The ACCC, along with over 50 other consumer protection agencies, is cracking down on in-app purchases.



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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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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