CHOICE wheys up yoghurt options

3 Jun 2014 | Consumer advocacy group CHOICE has looked at yoghurt products and found that while they are often marketed as healthy, low fat, calcium rich options for kids and adults alike, the truth is some are more like dairy-based desserts.

Media alert - Another storm brewing for retirees

22 May 2014 | Consumer advocate CHOICE will call on the Federal Government to abandon its proposed wind-back of financial advice protections following its appearance at today’s Senate Committee hearings into the Government’s changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) laws.

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.

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