Markets that work for people

19 July 2023
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Banning telemarketing under the Victorian Energy Upgrades program

No one should be subject to unwanted high-pressure sales tactics in their own home. Telemarketing and door knocking should be banned for Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) […]
14 June 2023
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Submission to the Senate Inquiry – Greenwashing

Australians are bombarded with claims about green and sustainable features of products and services. Marketers and businesses are trying to tap into a growing desire of […]
10 May 2023

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Philanthropy Inquiry

Getting the settings right for philanthropy will make Australia a more generous, connected, and supportive country. This submission puts forward ideas to make the act of […]
2 May 2023

Submission to Select Committee into the Provision of and Access to Dental Services in Australia

CPRC’s forthcoming research report drawing from CPRC’s Victorian Consumer Survey explores problems reported with purchases over the previous 12 months. Our findings indicate approximately one in […]
30 March 2023

Submission to the Attorney-General: Privacy Act Review Report

It’s time to introduce privacy laws that work to actively protect Australians in the digital economy. CPRC broadly supports many of the proposals outlined in the […]
29 March 2023

Not a fair trade – consumer views on how businesses use their data

Not a Fair Trade Consumer views on how businesses use their data This working paper explores consumer sentiment on privacy practices and protections. CPRC conducted a […]
16 March 2023

Why businesses need to keep consumers safe and treat their data with care

In whose interest? Why businesses need to keep consumers safe and treat their data with care Australia’s privacy laws rely on notification and consent as the […]
8 March 2023
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Submission to the Senate Inquiry – International digital platforms

Australians are currently navigating a digital economy which has not been designed with their best interests in mind. Australians have lost money, lost control over their […]
23 February 2023

Submission to Australian Association of National Advertisers Environmental Claims Code

Consumers are frequently being shown green claims online and off. Yet, the quality of these claims varies from vague imagery and language through to hyper-specific phrases […]