Ruby Hutchison Memorial Lecture

Read the 2011 Ruby Hutchison Memorial Lecture delivered by Ross Gittins, SMH Economics Editor.

7 Jun 2011 | The lecture is an annual event, honouring the woman who co-founded the Australian Consumers’ Association.

Dodgy fuel dealers

Consumers might be getting more than they bargain for at the bowser.

7 Jun 2011 | Despite a range of federal government checkpoints to ensure consumers get what they pay for at the bowser, some fuel retailers are slipping through the net.

Power Balance goes bust

ACCC action puts local distributor out of business

1 Jun 2011 | After being exposed as a fake by CHOICE and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) late last year, Power Balance Australia calls it quits.

CHOICE weighs in on retail inquiry

Submission to Productivity Commission focuses on inflated markups.

26 May 2011 | In our submission to the Productivity Commission, CHOICE calls on importers, distributors and retailers to pass on savings enjoyed thanks to the strong Aussie dollar.

Digital TV switchover

How do you know if your TV is digital or analogue?

10 May 2011 | The government has set aside funds to make sure pensioners don’t get cut off as the analogue TV signal is phased out, but how do you know what kind of set you have?

Time is right for a Supermarket Ombudsman

CHOICE has joined with the Australian Food and Grocery Council to propose options for a Supermarket Ombudsman

20 Apr 2011 | CHOICE and the Australian Food and Grocery Council are calling for the establishment of a Supermarket Ombudsman

CHOICE Computer Magazine

CHOICE Computer wins top honours again

CHOICE Computer wins Best Magazine at the 9th Annual IT Journalism Awards.

13 Apr 2011 | CHOICE Computer wins Best Magazine at the 9th Annual IT Journalism Awards.

Aldi's promises clarified

Aldi responds to CHOICE's call for a clarification of their uniform pricing policy.

13 Apr 2011 | Aldi has amended communication about their uniform price policy to specify the exclusion of weekly specials.

Cholesterol-lowering cheese

Believe it or not, Kraft introduces cheese products that can actually help lower cholesterol levels.

5 Apr 2011 | One of the main things people with high cholesterol cut down on is cheese. These new Kraft products could be a welcome addition to some fridges.

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Flood insurance reforms

Government asks for input on flood definition in insurance policies.

5 Apr 2011 | Queenslanders who thought they were covered for floods are starting to find out they aren't.

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