Winter is here and Consumers’ Federation of Australia representatives have contributed to standards that ensure the safety of products we use in winter. The standards are developed via the Standards Australia Technical Committee process. ACCC Top tips for winter product safety are: Never use boiling water to fill your hot water bottle and replace it…Read More Tips for Winter Product Safety
Research reveals the causes of lower switching rates among older persons and considers the policy and programs that might encourage switchingRead More Tariff switching among older energy consumers
Queensland Consumers’ Association releases tips for consumers to avoid Christmas confusionRead More Tips for consumers to survive Christmas!
Financial counsellors are available on 1800 007 007.Read More Cash Converters Action-Financial Counselling Australia Statement
ICAN has put together a list of must go to websites to helpRead More Remote consumers: use the internet to buy your next car
ICAN and FCA have released a video to help consumers understand free financial counselling servicesRead More A financial counsellor can get you back on track: Video
LSC releases guide with 10 questions to ask your lawyersRead More Do you know how to avoid surprises in your legal bills?
CHOICE provides tips to get your budget back on trackRead More Federal budget buster guide
ACCAN provides useful info on smartphone data usageRead More Mobile data: what you need to know
Consumers International has published the results of its Sustainable Business Model surveyRead More A sustainable future for consumer groups
ACCAN’s new guides and tip sheets may helpRead More Small business: are you getting reliable quality telecoms?
Beware of scams, spruikers – and your own limitations: advice from MoneySmart, CHOICE and the ATORead More Caution advised on Self Managed Super Funds