Consumers in digital world

9 November 2022

Submission on loot boxes – Parliamentary Inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on those experiencing gambling harm

Given the growing importance of the gaming sector and evidence showing the harm of ‘gambling style’ tactics used in some games, this inquiry should consider the […]
7 November 2022

Submission – Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enforcement and Other Measures) Bill 2022

CPRC generally supports the proposed amendments in Privacy Legislation Amendment (Enforcement and Other Measures) Bill 2022. Setting penalties at the right level will ensure that more […]
10 October 2022

Submission to the Productivity Commission: Australia’s Data and Digital Dividend

Innovation in data and digital services is not an end in itself. Innovation must be guided to deliver positive outcomes for all Australians. How data is […]
27 September 2022

How Australia can stop unfair business practices

How Australia can stop unfair business practices Unfair business practices cause consumer harm but currently, there’s a gap in our laws to effectively protect Australian consumers.  […]
15 September 2022
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Submission to ACCC: Digital Platform Services Inquiry on social media services

CPRC supports ACCC’s consideration of the impacts of social media services on Australian consumers as part of its digital platform services inquiry. Entities that profit from […]
25 August 2022
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Submission to Treasury Laws Amendment (Competition and Consumer Reforms No. 1) Bill 2022: More competition, better prices

The level of penalties in the competition and consumer law matter. Setting them at the right level will ensure that fewer companies mislead customers, engage in […]
8 June 2022

Duped by design – Manipulative online design: Dark patterns in Australia

CPRC’s research report Duped by design explores ten types of deceptive designs and the impact of those designs on Australian consumers that steer choices in ways […]
20 May 2022

Submission: Positioning Australia as a leader in digital economy regulation – Issues Paper

In its submission to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, CPRC urges that an economy-wide strategy on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automated Decision-making (ADM), its […]
18 May 2022

Submission: Statutory Review of the Consumer Data Right – Issues Paper

In its submission on the Statutory Review of the Consumer Data Right, CPRC recommends the Government to use the review to consider a more consumer-centric implementation […]