The article below was written for the special 2016 Children Rights Edition of the HRLC Monthly Bulletin, Rights Agenda, developed in collaboration with the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre, King & Wood Mallesons and the Human Rights Law Centre. DISCLAIMER: Please note that material in this Bulletin (Material) is intended to contain matters which may be of interest.…Read More Children and consumer product safety: Current regime and scope for reform
Worldwide day of action sees surge in support to get fast food chains to actRead More Advocates mark World Consumer Rights Day with call to take antibiotics of menus
Ms Ruth Mackay has joined others from the international product safety space on the board of ICPHSORead More CFA representative elected to international product safety directorship
CHOICE says low average benefit payouts should make some people consider changing to a basic planRead More Health insurance customers encouraged to drop unneeded extras ahead of price rise
Milo’s health star rating tripled based on preparation with skim milkRead More Nestle and Kellogs accused of ‘health-washing’ to avoid low nutritional ratings
Paddle Pops and Tinny Teddies give “tick” despite low health start ratingsRead More Food companies telling tales with school canteen certifications
Annual awards put spotlight on dodgy goods, services and marketing claimsRead More Samsung spin on washing machine recall given a Shonky Award
CFA provides volunteer representatives on Standards Australia Committees as part of its Standards ProjectRead More CFA adds consumer voice to DIY vehicle repair standards
Representatives sought for a number of vacancies on Standards committees. EOI close 22 JulyRead More Could you represent consumers on a Standards Australia Technical Committee?
Expressions of interest close 24 June 2015Read More Could you represent consumers in improving standards of buildings in bushfire-prone areas?
Recent companies to recall dodgy product lines includes BMW and SamsungRead More Increase in product recalls means consumers can’t rely on big brand names for quality
Although a Standard for mattress firmness exists, it’s not currently mandatoryRead More At-home consumer test makes it possible to identify dangerously soft baby mattresses