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Consumer Policy Research Centre CEO Erin Turner will be facilitating the ‘Is it liveable?’ webinar with Tenants Victoria CEO Jennifer Beveridge on Wednesday February 7th at 4:00pm-4:30pm AEDT (GMT+11) to discuss the recent joint research project and report on the safety, cleanliness and liveability of rental properties. The webinar will feature discussion and analysis of…

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Original text from CPRC’s website (24/11/2023). Date: 27 November 2023Time: 1-2PM AEDTLocation: Online Faulty cars are far too common and disrupt far too many lives. A faulty car is far more than just a daily inconvenience, they can disrupt lives and pose serious challenges for people nationwide when trying to resolve the problem. CPRC’s research…

Read More Detours and Roadblocks: CPRC’s Upcoming Faulty Car Webinar

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Original text from here. Faulty cars are far too common and disrupt too many lives. Join us at the launch of a major report by the Consumer Policy Research Centre, ‘Detours and Roadblocks’, that examines the experience of consumers with faulty cars in Victoria. The report, commissioned by Consumer Action Law Centre, puts forward a…

Read More Changing Gears: Towards a car market people can trust (Webinar)

"The sky didn't fall in" Learning from a Churchill Fellowship studying gambling regulation (harm prevention) in Norway, Sweden, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Ireland and the United Kingdom. 2022 Briefing by Lauren Levin, Financial Counselling Australia

As part of Churchill Fellowship Award, Lauren spent eight weeks across eight countries in Europe and UK, meeting with gambling regulators, banks, Financial Ombudsman Services, academics, others in the gambling harm prevention ecosystem and attended an international gambling industry convention to gain insight into what the gambling industry is doing and anticipating.  In this special webinar,…

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With extreme weather continuing to affect large parts of Australia, the importance of insurance is larger than ever. Following from CFA’s webinar on the UK’s System for Flood Insurance, this webinar will examine measures to improve affordability and access of general insurance, including home & contents insurance. It was hosted by CFA on the 7th…

Read More Watch CFA webinar: Is Insurance an Essential Service? Promoting affordability & accessibility for all

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With extreme weather continuing to affect large parts of Australia, the importance of insurance is larger than ever. Following on from CFA’s webinar on UK’s System for Flood Insurance, this webinar will examine measures to improve affordability and access of general insurance, including home & contents insurance.  December 7th 20221 – 2pm AEDT This event will…

Read More Webinar: Is Insurance an Essential Service? Promoting affordability & accessibility for all

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This webinar is designed for CFA members, consumer advocates and others to learn from the experience in the UK with flood insurance and relief. Come along and hear from guest speakers: Andy Bord, CEO of FloodRe – a re-insurance Scheme that makes flood cover more widely available and affordable as part of home insurance. Paul Cobbing, former…

Read More Webinar: Flood Insurance and Relief – the UK experience

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Consumers International are hosting the upcoming Fair Digital Finance Forum, in celebration of World Consumer Rights Day 2022.  This is a news item from Consumers International. It was received on 7th February, 2022. Consumers International’s Fair Digital Finance Forum will spark the first-ever global conversation around consumer-centred solutions in digital financial services. It will bring together diverse voices…

Read More SAVE THE DATE: World Consumer Rights Day 2022, Fair Digital Finance Forum, Monday 14 – Friday 18 March

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Every year, on March 15, the consumer movement celebrates World Consumer Rights Day, raising global awareness of consumer rights, consumer protection and empowerment. Consumers International is proud and privileged to coordinate this day of global collaboration, with 200 consumer advocacy members in over 100 countries. In 2021, 73 of our Members carried out local campaigns to ‘Tackle Plastic Pollution’. Collectively, we reached a total global audience of over 31 million consumers. …

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