Taken for a ride down the aisle

28 Aug 2014 | A CHOICE undercover shadow shop has found that if you mention the word “wedding” when booking an event half the venues and many suppliers quote more than for an identical birthday event.

CHOICE calls for ban on conflicted advice

26 Aug 2014 | In its submission to the Financial System Inquiry CHOICE is calling for the banning of all fees, commissions and remuneration that create a risk of conflict of interest for financial advisers.

The first test for deregulated travel industry

25 Aug 2014 | CHOICE says the collapse of Australian Specialty Tours Pty Ltd in Victoria will show how well consumers are protected following industry deregulation on 1 July this year.

Consumer voice in travel industry

20 Aug 2014 | CHOICE has begun work on a new project that will provide a mix of research, tailored information, education campaigns and advocacy to improve the experience of Australian consumers in the travel market.

What is Australia's dodgiest product or service?

20 Aug 2014 | From dangerous dummies to dodgy credence claims the CHOICE Shonky Awards name and shame Australia’s worst products and services in a bid to get businesses to lift their game.

Consumer report reveals cost of living squeeze

8 Aug 2014 | CHOICE has released its first national Consumer Pulse Report, revealing an anxious picture of Australia’s households.

WA consumer report reveals cost of living squeeze

31 Jul 2014 | CHOICE has released a new report on Western Australian consumers’ cost-of-living concerns, revealing an anxious picture of the State’s households.

Anti-piracy paper high on costs but low on solutions

30 Jul 2014 | CHOICE says that the Federal Government’s Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper puts forward solutions which are likely to pass costs on to all internet users without dramatically reducing rates of piracy.

Leaked anti-piracy paper not so fancy

29 Jul 2014 | CHOICE says that the leaked Federal Government’s Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper sidesteps the Australia tax issue and fails to deal with the real causes of piracy.

Media alert - consumer and seniors groups call for senate to save FoFA

15 Jul 2014 | A coalition of consumer and seniors’ groups will call for the Senate to save vital consumer protections.

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