The Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Rod Sims says 2017 will see its enforcement teams hone in on misleading and deceptive practices, anti-competitive conduct and unfair contract terms affecting small businesses. Speaking at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event in Sydney today, Mr Sims launched the ACCC’s 2017 Compliance…
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Consumers Health Forum reveals Australia is in top 5 in highest healthcare spending
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The new Database of Adverse Event Notifications will help consumers find out more about medications.
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The Department of Health and Ageing has released the Proposals for Regulations and Rules (proposals paper) for the eHealth records program.
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Eleanor Sumner has been the CFA representative on Standards Australia Technical Committee ME-064 Access for People with a Disability for approximately 10 years. Her work as a consumer advocate extends beyond her work with the Consumers Federation of Australia. Eleanor has had a life long commitment to women’s issues. After serving in the Women’s Royal…
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