News and Opinion

November 28, 2019

An Energy Trainer’s journey to helping 600+ emergency relief workers and their clients leap over the energy hurdle

by Cameron Crome, CPRC Energy Trainer Everyone could use a little bit more knowledge and understanding when it comes to… Read More ▸

November 18, 2019

Data (R)Evolution Conference Speech by CPRC CEO, Lauren Solomon

I would also like to begin by acknowledging that this meeting is being held on the traditional lands of the… Read More ▸

August 14, 2019

Tickets now on sale! Data (R)Evolution Conference – 19 November 2019, Melbourne

9:00am to 4:00pm | 19 November 2019 | Melbourne Consumer data is now a major input to production, with data-fuelled… Read More ▸

September 13, 2019

Our submission to the Australian Government consultation on the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry

CPRC’s submission to the Australian Government consultation on the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry highlights an urgent need for reform to… Read More ▸

September 10, 2019

As Victoria’s landmark rental reforms are rolled out, how can we ensure the best outcomes for these often forgotten consumers?

Almost one in three Australians are renters and hand over a significant share of their income to landlords. Low-income earners… Read More ▸

August 19, 2019

How can retailers improve access and outcomes for consumers with cognitive disabilities?

Guest post by Dr Yvette Maker and Prof Jeannie Paterson, University of Melbourne Service providers’ poor conduct towards consumers with… Read More ▸

August 16, 2019

Minister Lily D’Ambrosio launches $640k energy program to support Victorians experiencing vulnerability

DELWP partners with CPRC and CISVic to launch innovative and accessible energy information program, equipping 600+ emergency relief workers in… Read More ▸

July 26, 2019

ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report

Economy-wide reform required to protect consumers Friday 26 July 2019 – Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC) welcomes the release of… Read More ▸