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CHOICE's annual awards name and shame the shonkiest products and companies taking advantage of Australian consumers.

SHONKY: (adjective) Australian slang meaning "unreliable, unsound, dishonest, poor or of dubious quality; shoddy"


And the lemon goes to...

We're rolling out the yellow carpet again in preparation for the 2018 Shonky Awards.

We'll crown this year's "winners" at an awards ceremony at CHOICE HQ in Sydney on Thursday 4 October.

Join us here when we name and shame the shonkiest products and companies taking advantage of Australian consumers in the 13th annual CHOICE Shonky Awards.

Shonkys Winners 2017

viagogo ticketing
Viagogo

The Shonky Award for... Dodgy practices that tick off consumers

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Westpac Bump Savings

The Shonky Award for... Targeting unborn babies with a bad deal

samsung washer dryer
Samsung washer dryer

The Shonky Award for... A $3000 waste of time and water

pain erazor
Pain Erazor

The Shonky Award for... Dubious pain-relief claims

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Vitamin Gummies

The Shonky Award for... Claiming vitamin lollies are good for kids’ teeth

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Coles Complete Cuisine

The Shonky Award for... Poorly labelled treats that could harm your cat

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Cuddly Sensitive fabric softener

The Shonky Award for... Performing worse than water while costing 3000 times more

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Honda Toyota Lexus BMW Mazda

The Shonky Award for... Repeatedly failing to disclose a safety device that can actually kill you

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