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2019 media releases

Top 5 EOFY sales products and avoiding EOFY sales regret
12 June 2019

With end of financial year sales marketing going into overdrive, has released the top 5 products from last year’s sales with tips on how to spot a bargain and how to avoid a dud.

"Don't play games with consumer rights": CHOICE on Jetstar's $1.95m penalty
30 May 2019

Consumer advocate CHOICE says today's announcement of a $1.95m penalty for Jetstar over "false and misleading representations" of the consumer law is an important message to Australian businesses.

CHOICE and Superannuation Consumers' Centre response to ASIC internal dispute resolution consultation
15 May 2019

Financial firms needs to be much better at resolving complaints when they are first made, and this needs to be firmly regulated by ASIC.

The "Mighty South Aussies" top supermarket survey:
14 May 2019

South Australians have backed local brand Foodland, with the supermarket chain taking out top position in the first ever CHOICE Supermarket Satisfaction Survey.

Harris Farm Markets impresses NSW shoppers:
14 May 2019

NSW shoppers have driven local brand Harris Farm Markets to number 2 in the first ever CHOICE Supermarket Satisfaction Survey.

Local brands dominate in supermarket survey:
14 May 2019

Local brands are the big winners in the first CHOICE Supermarket Satisfaction Survey - with NSW's Harris Farm Markets and SA's Foodland taking out the top spots.

Australians being forced into junk insurance in superannuation
7 May 2019

The Superannuation Consumers' Centre (SCC) at CHOICE says an independent inquiry is desperately needed to figure out how best to protect people who can no longer work.

Kill off useless codes: CHOICE slams finance codes and calls for new ASIC powers
6 May 2019

In a submission to Treasury, CHOICE and the Superannuation Consumers' Centre have called on the next Federal Parliament to grant ASIC new rule-making powers.

ASIC's warning to super funds: CHOICE responds
17 April 2019

Super funds are potentially breaking the law.

Nab dumping the introducer program: CHOICE response
25 March 2019

Health insurance tops household worries for first time: CHOICE
19 March 2019

"Frankly dishonest" - experts warn about the quality of health insurance advice with market changes ahead

Button battery safety failures
14 March 2019

CHOICE says children's lives are being jeopardised by business ignoring button battery risk

Australians fed up with fake supermarket price tricks: survey
19 February 2019

CHOICE calls on Australians to stand up to the supermarkets.

Consumer groups quit disingenuous consultation
15 February 2019

Consumer groups ask Canberra to move quickly on bank payments to mortgage brokers.

Baby cots lift their game
15 February 2019

But is the one in your home safe? CHOICE shares what to look for.

CHOICE scores cot safety win, but Canberra must act on safety
15 February 2019

CHOICE calls for election commitment to General Safety Provision.

What's the problem with mortgage broking?
5 February 2019

Following the banking royal commission's final report, CHOICE has detailed the problem with the mortgage broking industry and why it needs to change.

"Rip the bandaid off mortgage broking"
5 February 2019

Members of parliament must act on the banking royal commission's mortgage broking recommendations.

"Damning indictment of industry self-regulation"
4 February 2019

Banking royal commission report a once-in-a-generation opportunity to clean up the banking and financial services sector.

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