Consumer Rights


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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Down on the pharm

Pharming scams redirect you to a fake version of a legitimate website you are trying to visit. This is done by infecting your computer with malware which causes you to be redirected to the fake site, even if you type the real address or click on your bookmarked link.

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Gone phishing

Phishing scams are attempts by scammers to trick you into giving out personal information such as your bank account numbers, passwords and credit card numbers.

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