Consumer Rights


Contactless cards increasing ‘low level’ fraud

A PARLIAMENTARY Committee has recommended to the Australian Government that banks should be required to obtain customer consent before activating ‘tap and go’ payment cards.

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Rental rip offs and funeral insurance reigned in

LIGHT has been shed on the rip off tactics used by some appliance rental companies and the Government has acted. 

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Government seeks your opinion on ‘Australian Made’ labelling

FOOD labelling has been an ongoing area of interest for many CPSA Members.

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No-fee bank accounts

BANK account fees can eat into the modest amount you receive in pension payments.  Yet despite what your bank might tell you, bank fees are not a “necessary evil”. 

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Unscrupulous funeral insurance marketing continues

THE HARD sell tactics of funeral insurance agencies are still at work.

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