Households hit by health funding cuts

13 May 2014 | CHOICE says increased costs of medicines and GP visits will strike deep

Media alert - CHOICE responds to the Federal Budget

12 May 2014 | CHOICE CEO Alan Kirkland will be available in Parliament House to provide a consumer perspective on the 2014 Federal Budget, including on how key measures will impact on everyday cost of living and services.

Ramming home risky home loans

7 May 2014 | Just six years after poor lending practices contributed to a global financial crisis, three high-risk borrowing strategies are back on the market to tempt those struggling to raise the deposit for a home loan.

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CHOICE says FoFA wind-back must be abandoned

30 Apr 2014 | Consumer advocates are calling on the Government to abandon the wind back of Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) protections as a CHOICE survey found 81% of consumers were concerned at the prospect of bank tellers up-selling customers complex financial products.

CHOICE says the Australia Tax is in fashion

22 Apr 2014 | A CHOICE review of some popular clothing items has found Australians are paying up to 60% more than U.S. consumers for exactly the same products.

Muesli maker rolls out Health Stars

16 Apr 2014 | CHOICE says Monster Health Food Co’s decision to implement the Health Star Rating scheme is a real win for consumers

CHOICE calls on government not to drop testing of food pesticides

11 Apr 2014 | CHOICE says the federal government must not axe a scheme designed to test whether the pesticides used in food production are safe for consumers.

CHOICE calls on Inquiry to put power back in the hands of banking consumers

9 Apr 2014 | CHOICE has released new research showing Australia’s Big Four banks rely on perceptions that switching is ‘too much hassle’, despite lower levels of customer satisfaction.

CHOICE says all state and territory Governments should put an end excessive taxi surcharges

8 Apr 2014 | CHOICE has welcomed the news that the NSW government will follow Victoria’s lead and slash excessive taxi surcharges, and is calling for other state and territory governments to follow suit.

CHOICE welcomes Competition Review terms of reference

27 Mar 2014 | CHOICE says the Competition Review stands to deliver tangible benefits to Australian consumers

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