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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.

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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.

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Killing CAPTCHA

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Woolworths wilts under pressure

Woolworths responds to consumer pressure to reduce car park prices

12 Jul 2013 | Following widespread consumer condemnation, Woolworths reduced the parking prices at its new Woolloomooloo concept store.

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Roaming rort

New rules to crack down on global roaming charges

3 Jul 2013 | The government has announced new rules to force telcos to alert consumers to global roaming charges.

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