Government paves the way for disconnections and an internet filter

10 Dec 2014 | CHOICE says the Federal Government’s internet piracy crackdown opens the door for harsh consumer penalties while ignoring the biggest drivers of online infringement.

Smoking hot eyelashes

5 Dec 2014 | With everyone from Nicole Kidman to Lindsay Lohan lining up for the latest eyelash extensions, many unqualified and inexperienced practitioners are seeking to capitalise on this new beauty trend with sometimes alarming results for consumers.

Consumer celebrate five years of simpler grocery pricing

2 Dec 2014 | Consumers have enjoyed the benefits of compulsory grocery unit pricing for five years. CHOICE is now calling on supermarkets to voluntarily improve unit pricing because of how useful it is for the average shopper.

684 000 households are paying for content through international stores

21 Nov 2014 | New research from CHOICE has found an increasing number of Australians are dodging online geoblocks and purchasing movies and TV shows directly from overseas.

Time to call an end to the financial advice debate

20 Nov 2014 | CHOICE has welcomed the Senate’s decision to restore essential financial advice protections to Australians and is calling on the government to end the uncertainty that has plagued the industry by abandoning plans for any further changes to the law.

Senators stand up to save consumer protections

19 Nov 2014 | CHOICE applauds Senators who have announced they will repeal regulations that removed essential protections for consumers seeking financial advice.

Flying blind with opt in insurance

14 Nov 2014 | A CHOICE review of travel insurance offered by Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin has found auto-selecting a policy when purchasing a plane ticket online can leave you grappling with exclusions and over paying for your travel insurance.

Bank to return nabbed late fees

12 Nov 2014 | CHOICE has welcomed the decision by NAB to settle a class action over unfair late payment fees and believes it sends a clear signal that other businesses should follow suit.

Consumer report reveals growing economic gloom

1 Nov 2014 | CHOICE has released its latest national Consumer Pulse Report, revealing growing pessimism over the state of Australia’s economy.

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