The Queensland Consumers Association says householders experiencing difficulty paying high power bills caused by keeping cool during the sweltering summer should contact their power retailer as soon as possible. Association spokesperson, Ian Jarratt, says many power bills received, or those yet to arrive, will be well above normal due to the use of power guzzling…Read More Consumers unable to pay high power bills advised to contact their retailer early
The Queensland Consumers Association is calling on energy retailers, politicians and regulators to place the retail market at the centre of thinking about the transformation of the energy system. This is a key conclusion from a national survey* of 2300 consumers just released by Energy Consumers Australia (ECA). The survey revealed that: consumers rank the…Read More Call for improved power retailing
John Furbank, the Chair of the ISO/PC 294 recently attended the 3rd meeting on unit pricing. He reports to us below. The 3rd meeting of ISO PC294 Guidance on unit pricing was held at the headquarters of Shufuren (association of consumer groups) Tokyo, Japan in December 2016. Standards Australia is the Secretariat for ISO PC…Read More John Furbank reports: 3rd meeting of ISO PC249 Guidance on unit pricing
Consumers Federation Australia is delighted to congratulate Standards Representative and Executive Member Ian Jarratt on being awarded the Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General Division as part of the Australia Day Honours List for 2017. Ian has received the medal for service to the community, particularly to the rights and protection…Read More CFA Executive Ian Jarratt awarded Medal of the Order of Australia
Ian Jarratt, an Executive member from the Consumers Federation of Australia, is the leading voice on the ISO Project Committee, who are creating a standard on Unit Pricing. Today, he sits with us to explain the importance of comparing prices for consumers. The unit price…Read More The price choice: Consumers want comparative pricing, The ISO Project Committee aims to deliver just that
The joint CHOICE and QCA campaign on unit pricing seeks consumer feedbackRead More Campaign for better grocery unit pricing
Ian Jarratt looks at changes needed to catch up to UK unit pricing standards.Read More Two UK supermarket chains to voluntarily improve their unit pricing
Ian Jarrett urges consumer groups to comment on the Productivity Commission’s draft report.Read More Can regulatory impact processes benefit consumers?