The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) invites applications from consumer organisations to join its key telco consumer advisory group—the Consumer Consultative Forum (CCF). ‘Communications services are increasingly central to Australia’s economic and social wellbeing. We want to better understand the consumers’ needs in the contemporary and future communications environment’ ACMA Chair Nerida O’Loughlin. The…Read More ACMA invites consumer reps to join key telco forum
Consumers’ Federation of Australia is seeking a volunteer consumer representative for the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) Consumer Advisory Panel. CAP was established in 1999. CAP advises ASIC on current issues faced by retail investors and consumers in the financial services and credit industries. CAP also informs ASIC’s surveillance, enforcement, policy and financial education…Read More ASIC CAP Applications Open
Consumers Federation Australia is constantly listening to consumer wants, interests and needs. As such, CFA believes that changes are needed to ensure that we are meeting the ever changing consumer landscape. Recently, CFA made changes to the current policy on consumer representation. The changes are reflected within the document, available here. The new policy statement,…Read More CFA releases updated Consumer Representatives Policy
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Expressions of interest close August 23rdRead More Could you represent consumers for the Financial Ombudsman Service?
CFA is seeking expressions of interestRead More Could you represent consumers on Standards Australia Committees?
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Better regulation of unsupervised finance and debenture companies neededRead More Looks like a bank, talks like a bank, but actually …
New Victorian body to overhaul building industry consumer protectionRead More Building Authority can fix fundamental consumer flaws
Financial ties between drug companies and doctors risk consumer outcomesRead More Consumer advocates demand better drug company transparency