News and Opinion

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, highlighting 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 ▸

August 14, 2019

Save the Date: 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 ▸

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 ▸

July 24, 2019

Human Rights and Citizenship

CPRC CEO, Lauren Solomon’s opening response at the 2019 University of Melbourne Digital Citizens Conference Thank you so much to… Read More ▸

June 14, 2019

How consumers can protect themselves in the digital environment

CPRC has been very lucky to host two interns from the University of Melbourne since March this year – Pan… Read More ▸