Are The Body Shop's cruelty free claims just cosmetic?

11 Mar 2014 | CHOICE says The Body Shop has been selling products in China where they are at risk of being tested on animals. This is in direct conflict with the business's ethical marketing claims.

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What krafty companies dont want you to know

26 Feb 2014 | CHOICE has used the recently released Health Star Rating Calculator to compare a selection of supermarket favourites, finding few stars among the offerings from food giant Mondelez, the parent company of Kraft, Cadbury, Nabisco and Oreo.

Premium SMS warning

24 Feb 2014 | Parents should be on the lookout for dodgy guerilla marketing teams who are reportedly pushing premium SMS services on children as young as 14 on their way home from school.

Government strikes out on internet policy

21 Feb 2014 | CHOICE is calling on the Federal Government not to introduce so-called ‘three strikes’ anti-piracy measures, which it says will push Australia into the digital dark ages.

Consumers at risk of financial wind back advice

19 Feb 2014 | In a submission on the proposed changes to the Future of Financial Advice (FoFA) reforms, CHOICE has called for a comprehensive regulatory impact statement to assess the impacts on consumers.

14000 Australians call for transparency on secretive trade deal

11 Feb 2014 | CHOICE will present its 14,000-strong petition on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at Parliament House this afternoon in a last ditch bid for transparency before the secretive trade deal is signed off.

Healthy start for star system

6 Feb 2014 | With the launch of the Health Star Rating Scheme, food companies now have all the information required to roll out better nutrition labelling for consumers.

CHOICE rejects low value tax

6 Feb 2014 | In a submission ahead of the 2014-15 Federal Budget, CHOICE has provided new analysis showing the cost of proposals to reduce the GST low-value threshold (LVT) on imported goods would far outweigh the benefits.

Federal Court rules late payment fees exhorbitant

5 Feb 2014 | The decision by the Federal Court today against ANZ for charging excessive late payment fees is welcome news for consumers and should send a clear message to businesses that late fees must reflect actual costs.

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CHOICE joins ABC1's The Checkout for another season

29 Jan 2014 | You can catch CHOICE's guilty mum Kate Browne alongside Julian Morrow and Craig Reucassel (The Chaser’s War on Everything, The Hamster Wheel), Kirsten Drysdale (Hungry Beast) and emerging writer/performers Zoe Norton Lodge, Ben Jenkins, Scott Abbot and Richard Cooke for a new season of The Checkout.

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