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Airlines including Qantas and Virgin are collecting over $180 million in excessive credit card fees. Is the RBA about to change all that?
Governments and regulators are increasingly recognising that claims like 'free range' are more than mere puffery, says CHOICE CEO Alan Kirkland.
It's getting easier to find free Wi-Fi when you're out and about, and now Telstra has launched a new crowdsourced wireless hotspot network.
"Unconscionable conduct" catches up with Coles, as supermarket giant ordered to repay suppliers to the tune of $12 million.
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Can I use an ISOFIX child car seat if my car is compatible?
It depends. ISOFIX is a car seat installation system that's been around in Europe and North America for well over a decade. Child restraints with ISOFIX fittings are now being sold in Australia, but they still come with the top tether, which is a requirement for use here. It's illegal to use an ISOFIX model bought from overseas, so don't be tempted, even if it's cheaper. It won't pass Australian standards which include a top tether and other extra safety requirements.
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