A deep fryer, drain cleaner and safety matches among home brand items deemed unsafe
19 Sep 2014 |
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Woolworths to the Federal Court alleging that the supermarket chain made false or misleading claims about the safety of some of its home brand products.
A new website from George Institute shows health star ratings for thousands of packaged food products sold in Australian supermarkets.
18 Sep 2014 |
The George Institute has launched FoodSwitch STARS, a website showing the health star rating for 55,000 packaged supermarket food products, allowing people to check and compare which foods are healthier.
A scarred apple or carrot with two legs shouldn't be consigned to the dump.
17 Sep 2014 |
Harris Farms' new initiative redresses the hundreds of thousands of tonnes of fresh and tasty fruit and veg are discarded each year in Australia due to visual imperfections.
What's new in the world of consumer appliances?
16 Sep 2014 |
We show you what you can expect to see in your local appliance stores in the near - and not so near - future.
Online dating sites have a role to play in protecting consumers against romance scams, says ACCC.
16 Sep 2014 |
The ACCC is sweeping the internet for online dating sites that have misleading offers and unclear pricing, and for those that lack protections for consumers against scams.
Do you want to foot the bill for a dud policy?
12 Sep 2014 |
Anti-piracy laws will leave you out of pocket as the internet gets even more expensive.
Cult kitchen appliance criticised for secret launch of new model.
11 Sep 2014 |
Thermomix customers frustrated by the unexpected release of a new model machine.
Tech giant reveals 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, along with new Apple Watch, and takes on credit cards with a cashless mobile payment system
10 Sep 2014 |
Apple has finally revealed its new, larger, iPhone models along with an Apple Watch and a new cashless mobile payments system. The announcements, revealed overnight at a special event in Apple’s home town of Cupertino, end months of speculation.
Tech industry giants urge rethink on copyright reforms
8 Sep 2014 |
The Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA), which represents many major companies including Microsoft, Facebook, Google, Samsung and Motorola, releases their submission to the Attorney-General’s Department Online Copyright Infringement consultation.
Lyoness investigated by regulators throughout the world.
8 Sep 2014 |
The ACCC has taken action against Lyoness, a company it alleges is operating as a pyramid scheme.