Consumer Rights


Cashless society enforces honesty

AN estimated $15 billion is lost through tax avoidance and illegitimate welfare payments due to widespread cash economy activity. The estimate is by Michael Andrew, who chairs the Government’s Black Economy Taskforce.

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Campaign for free paper bills

KEEP ME POSTED is a new campaign to promote the right of consumers to printed statements and bills. The campaign is supported by unions, associations, charities, community organisations, councils and … the printing industry.

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Don’t call us, we’ll call you

CONSUMER advocacy group CHOICE claims its research has shown that Australians are being bombarded with unsolicited calls.

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Crossing the digital divide

HOW are older Australians engaging with the computer?

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Telstra 2G Network Closure

THE Telstra 2G mobile network is closing on 1 December 2016. This means that customers who are connected to 2G will no longer be able to make or receive phone calls on their mobile phone.

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