12 Apr 2013 |
With mortgage debt at a historic high, CHOICE is challenging Australia’s major banks to use their record profitability to pass on an out-of-cycle interest rate cut to consumers.
27 Mar 2013 |
CHOICE has welcomed recommendations that the government develop a more effective approach to country of origin labelling after an inquiry found that consumers were confused by the current approach.
22 Mar 2013 |
CHOICE is challenging global technology giants Adobe, Apple and Microsoft to answer five key questions at today’s Federal Parliamentary inquiry into IT pricing, which is looking at why Australians are paying about 50% more for software and hardware
19 Mar 2013 |
CHOICE says time has run out for excessive credit card surcharges, with the Reserve Bank's new rules limiting surcharges coming into effect today.
11 Mar 2013 |
In an era where manufacturers are meant to be reducing salt levels in processed food, a CHOICE review of kids’ food has found unacceptably high-levels of salt in a raft of products, including breakfast cereals and lunch box snacks. In some instances, a food product marketed at children was found to have more salt than the adult equivalent.
7 Mar 2013 |
Ahead of new rules reining in excessive credit card surcharges from 18 March,1 CHOICE is calling on the worst offenders to stop price-gouging shoppers.
5 Mar 2013 |
From the dodgy habit of leaning plates together to the scandal of ‘shadowing’ – where bowls are placed over one other – a CHOICE survey has opened the lid on Australian dishwashing habits and discovered a raft of dirty problems and sticky issues.
20 Feb 2013 |
In response to the pervasiveness of frustrating, impenetrable and potentially dangerous packaging, CHOICE is today launching “Pack Attack”, a campaign calling on manufacturers to adopt packaging that doesn’t require knives, scissors or super-human strength to access.
11 Feb 2013 |
CHOICE welcomes the move by the Federal Parliamentary Committee investigating digital prices to make international tech giants front up and explain the high prices paid by Australians.
7 Feb 2013 |
With steaks on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus increasingly coming from beef farmed in a variety of ways – from organic to grain-fed to hormone-free - CHOICE says consumers need to be better informed about what they are buying.