Consumer wellbeing

24 March 2022

Productivity Commission: Australia’s productivity performance – Call for submissions

CPRC believes that the Productivity Commission should take a broader view of how to improve productivity, ensuring that benefits are spread evenly across all consumers. Applying […]
2 March 2022

Submission to Social Housing Regulation Review

CPRC’s core research areas include‘ Markets that work for people’ and ‘Consumer Wellbeing’. These research areas focus on ensuring markets work for people and giving voice […]
16 February 2022

ACCAN feedback on the Remaking the Telecommunications (Listed Infringement Notice Provisions) Declaration 2011

While the CPRC generally supports the proposed amendments in Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enhancing Online Privacy and Other Measures) Bill 2021
15 February 2022

Submission to the Treasury CRIS: Improving Consumer Guarantees and Supplier Indemnification Provisions under the Australian Consumer Law

Consumer Policy Research Centre submission to the Treasury Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (CRIS): Improving the Effectiveness of the Consumer Guarantee and Supplier Indemnification Provision under the Australian Consumer […]
20 October 2021

Towards a wellbeing approach to consumer policy in Australia

As the focus of policy makers shifts to rebuilding our communities and economy, now is the time to focus on a wellbeing approach to market governance.
30 July 2021

Right to repair submission

CPRC’s submission on the Productivity Commissions draft Right to Repair report supports the proposed recommendations. However, we consider the recommendations
16 February 2021

Submission on the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Supporting Economic Recovery) Bill 2020

CPRC’s submission outlines our position opposing the proposed amendments to responsible lending laws. Our COVID-19 research found a growing proportion
17 December 2020

Submission to the Victorian Department of Justice and Community Safety – Residential Tenancies Regulations 2020

The Residential Tenancies Regulations, and the wider reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA), have the potential
28 August 2020

Exploring regulatory approaches to consumer vulnerability

CPRC was engaged by the AER to investigate the emerging approaches to regulation and policy design for consumer vulnerability. Our