Food giants claim reformulation targets and decreasing product sizes will benefit consumers.
12 Oct 2012 |
A group of big food companies has launched an initiative they claim will improve the health of Australians by reducing saturated fat, salt and energy (kilojoules) in processed foods.
If your bank isn't giving you the very best deal then it's time to Compare, Ditch and Switch.
8 Oct 2012 |
The RBA has once again cut the cash rate, but has your bank followed suit? If not it's time to Compare, Ditch, Switch and save!
While the Do Not Knock legislation remains in limbo, there's better news on the legal front.
28 Sep 2012 |
ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has hailed the Federal Court decision a three-way win for consumers.
The NSW government takes Apple to task over sneaky in-app purchases.
21 Sep 2012 |
The NSW Minister for Fair Trading says consumer regulators are looking at ways to put a stop to parental bill shock resulting from in-app purchases.
The terms ‘financial counsellor’ and ‘financial counselling’ have been restricted to not-for-profit organisations.
17 Sep 2012 |
New reforms means that dodgy for-profit enterprises can no longer claim to be ‘financial counsellors’ or to provide ‘financial counselling’.
A government report shows how the GST could be expanded to online sales.
10 Sep 2012 |
Australian retailers are renewing their push to apply GST to sales on foreign-owned websites.
Australian consumers fight unfair bank fees in the High Court.
6 Sep 2012 |
A class action lawsuit is fighting for over $220 million in unfair bank fees collected from Australian consumers.
We've told the Attorney General’s department to protect consumers who bypass online geoblocks.
29 Aug 2012 |
Geoblocks prevent consumers from getting a better deal, and help companies discriminate on price.
End to energy network companies charging consumers for unnecessary infrastructure.
24 Aug 2012 |
New rules could mean electricity companies won't be able to profit from over-investing in their poles and wires.
The Commonwealth rattles a sword at the telecom industry, but will any real enforcement ensue?
23 Aug 2012 |
The announcement of possible regulatory intervention to prevent excessive international roaming charges is good news, but will the telecommunications world really change?