In the News

Is buy now, pay later a modern debt trap?

15/06/2021
Most use BNPL services with few issues, but for some the easy access to credit can lead to financial distress.
-Choice

Privacy versus personalisation: Apple wedges marketing, adland against the people, will it bite?

09/06/2021
Apple is taking its privacy first pitch to the people - wedging much of marketing, Facebook and Google.
-Mi3

Migrants in Australia sought personal loans at higher rates during COVID-19 pandemic

01/04/2021
Australia is a diverse nation, yet our approach to policymaking and customer service delivery doesn't reflect this.
- Melbourne today (Mandarin)

Digitising property; a year of health lessons; modernising work, unfair trading

24/03/2021
The NSW government's e-planning portal has emerged as a leading example of the benefits of taking a platform approach to reforming complex business systems, with plans to extend the system across the full spectrum, of property-related systems.
-Financial Review

Energy supplement to support vulnerable Victorians

09/02/2021
Victorians from low-income households can now access a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills.
-Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Power Bill Prop Up

04/02/2021
A new government payment to help low-income households that are struggling to make ends meet.
- Berwick Star News

'Zuckering' amd 'roach motels': Why shoppers need more protection

21/03/2021
Dubious "dark pattern" web techniques are deceiving and exploiting consumers, driving calls to stop unfair practices by e-commerce ad other digital platform operators.
-Australian Financial Review

Energy supplement to support vulnerable Victorians

09/02/2021
Victorians from low-income households can now access a one-off $250 payment to help with their energy bills.
-Riverine Herald

Putting Consumers First

04/03/2019
A lack of unity blights the three processes governing the use of Australian consumers' online data, says the head of the Consumer Policy Research Centre.
- The Mandarin