Suncorp, IAG and others say the sites don't serve consumer interests.
5 Sep 2014 |
The insurance industry continues to take a dim view of insurance comparison websites, but ASIC thinks they could serve a good purpose.
Purchases of less nutritious foods declined after the introduction of a nutrition rating system in a large US supermarket chain.
2 Sep 2014 |
Star nutrition ratings on food products result in shoppers buying a more nutritious mix of products, according to a new US study.
Overseas gaming distributor, Steam, is in the spotlight for allegedly making false and misleading representations to Australian consumers.
1 Sep 2014 |
US-based games distributor Steam is being taken to court for allegedly breaching Australian Consumer Law.
Lack of research on long-term health effects prompts caution.
29 Aug 2014 |
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released a report on e-cigarettes, recommending restrictions should be placed on the marketing of the devices, their sale to minors and indoor use.
A new survey shows energy retailers are failing low-income customers.
27 Aug 2014 |
A new report by the Financial and Consumer Rights Council ranks energy retailers for financial hardship practices.
CHOICE calls for a ban on conflicted advice to protect consumers.
26 Aug 2014 |
In our submission to the Financial System Inquiry, CHOICE is calling for a ban on conflicted advice and for the regulator to be given additional powers to protect consumers.
The ‘Pack Some Peace of Mind’ advertising campaign has hit the airwaves – but what is it all about?
25 Aug 2014 |
Government ad campaign aims to inform consumers about travel industry deregulation.
Five petrol retailers and petrol price collating service Informed Sources are facing legal action for allegedly lessening competition as a result of sharing price information.
21 Aug 2014 |
The ACCC is taking legal action against five petrol retailers for the way they shared and received price information through Informed Sources.
Consumer NZ finds home owners could be under-insured if they trust insurance companies.
21 Aug 2014 |
How much should you insure your home for? A Consumer NZ investigation has disturbing implications for Australian home owners.
Specialist law firm to argue that penalty charges are illegal.
20 Aug 2014 |
Telco customers set to benefit from class action against Telstra, Optus, Vodafone for charging late payment fees.