Submissions and Reports

May 2020: CFA Submission to ACCC on Interim Authorisation for Private Healthcare Australia Limited

May 2020: Joint Consumer Group Submission to ACCC on Interim Authorisation for NBN Co and Ors

May 2020: Joint Consumer Group Submission to ACCC on Interim Authorisation for Australian Energy Council

May 2020: Joint Consumer Submission on AFIA Buy Now Pay Later Code of Practice and AFIA Terms of Reference for the BNPL Code Compliance Committee

May 2020: CFA Submission to the Button Battery Task Force ACCC

May 2020: Joint Consumer Submission to ACCC on Interim Authorisation for Participating Supermarkets

May 2020: Joint Consumer Submission to ACCC on Interim Authorisation for Australian Banking Association

November 2019: CFA Submission on Improving the Effectiveness of the Consumer Product Safety System

July 2019: CFA Submission on the SA Distribution and Licencing Policy Framework

July 2019: CFA response to Options Paper: Possible Amendments to Constitution Arising from the Telecommunications Consumer Safeguards Review

May 2019: CFA Submission to Review of the ePayments Code

April 2019: CFA Submission to Defamation Law Review

February 2019: CFA Submission to Grocery Unit Pricing Review

November 2018: Joint letter calling for a PC inquiry into private health insurance

October 2018: CFA Submission to Consultation on Treasury Laws Amendment (Gift Cards) Regulations 2018

August 2018: CFA submission to Telecommunications Consumer Protections (TCP) Code review

August 2018: CFA Submission to Consumer Safeguards Review Part A – Redress and Complaints Handling

July 2018: CFA Submission to Productivity Commission on Superannuation. See here for more information on the Superannuation Consumers’ Centre.

April 2018: Good practice principles for consumer advocate involvement and expectations of development and reviews of industry codes and external dispute resolution (EDR) schemes

February 2018: CFA Submission on the regulation of the export of organic products

September 2017: CFA submission to the Standards Australia Review of Technical Governance Issues Paper

July 2017: Review of National Trade Measurement Regulations 2009 – Submission to Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

February 2017: CFA Draft Submission to Productivity Commission (2 pages PDF)

November 2016: Consumers Federation Australia 2016 Financial Report (10 pages pdf)

September 2016: Joint Consumer Representative Submission to the Australian Bankers Association (115 pages pdf)

June 2016 CFA submission to the ACL Review Issues Paper (4 pages pdf)

March 2015 – CFA Submission to Inquiry into the Commonwealth’s Treaty-making Process

March 2015 – CFA Submission to Financial Services Inquiry Final Report

November 2014 – CFA Submission to draft report by Harper Competition Review Panel

November 2014 – CFA submission to Communications Alliance on the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code review

June 2014 – CFA Federal Competition Review Submission

September 2013 – CFA Consumer Agenda for 2013 Federal Election

January 2013 – CFA Budget Submission: Making Markets Work Better – Supporting the Consumer Voice

July 2012- Submission to the post implementation review of the grocery unit pricing code

March 2009 National Consumer Credit Law – Briefing Paper – Ensuring Access to Justice

Sept 2008 Explains why the Federal Government should fund a peak Consumer organisation as recommended by the Productivity Commission.

April 2008   Submission to the 2020 Summit

Feb 2008 Conference Proceedings – Consumer Representatives Forum July 2007[/ilink] (51 pages)

June 2007 Submission to the Productivity Commission inquiry on Consumer Policy, including the two appendices; A Strong Consumer Voice, and ACCC enforcement analysis (24 pages) not currently available

October 2006 Submission to the Law and Justice Committee inquiry into unfair terms in consumer contracts (22 pages) not currently available

April 2006 Submission to the Productivity Commission Standardisation and Accreditation Review (8 pages) not currently available