23 Oct 2012 |
CHOICE has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement today of $10 million in seed funding for Superannuation Consumer Centre.
18 Oct 2012 |
CHOICE has welcomed today’s draft report into electricity networks from the Productivity Commission, which reinforces the urgent need for electricity market reform.
16 Oct 2012 |
CHOICE says many detox products are a waste of money and that the recent withdrawal of Quick Trim by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA) shows there is a need for the regulator to implement a national system of control relating to the quality, safety and efficacy of all detox products.
5 Oct 2012 |
In a review of 195 ready-to-eat cereals¹ CHOICE found 73% (30) of the 41 cereals marketed to children to be high in sugars. More than half of the kid’s cereals were low in fibre - most providing less than a gram per serve.
4 Oct 2012 |
CHOICE has called on Australia’s major banks to provide households with the full benefit of today’s Reserve Bank interest rate cut.
26 Sep 2012 |
In a shadow shop of major bricks and mortar retailers¹, CHOICE found many of the stores visited provided a frustrating shopping experience, with staff at some retailers showing poor product knowledge and ignoring customers.
24 Sep 2012 |
New research from CHOICE shows electricity is the expense household decision-makers are most concerned about despite low awareness of why prices have increased.
17 Sep 2012 |
CHOICE has welcomed the Australian Greens’ initiative to improve country-of-origin labelling requirements for food with the introduction to federal Parliament of the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012.
7 Sep 2012 |
CHOICE has called for an approach to GST reform guided by sound economic analysis following the report of the Low Value Parcel Processing Taskforce.