In the race to adopt electric vehicles, Australia is sputtering along in the slow lane. Rather than growing, Australian sales of electric cars are actually in decline. In 2016 they represented just 0.02% of new car sales – even lower than in 2013. Contrast that with Norway, the country with the highest levels of electric…
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In early 2016, Consumers International (CI) has proposed the United Nations to recognise World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) as an official UN International Day. CFA is happy to report that over the year, the recognition of WCRD has made significant improvement. The proposal was raised for debate at the pilot UN Intergovernmental Expert Group Meeting…
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Alternative Technology Association’s review lays a strong business case for residential and commercial users.
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Decision follows investigation by CHOICE into animal testing claims
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CHOICE says company’s expansion into China risks post-market animal testing
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The only crafty thing about many ‘independent’ beer brands is their marketing
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Consumer group welcomes push from NSW Fair Trading for national standard
Read More CHOICE helps to lay down the law on free-range eggs claims