Press Releases

FOR RELEASE: 1 December 2020

Consumer groups call for radical overhaul of privacy laws

Consumer groups have called for a radical overhaul of privacy laws to provide greater protections for consumers to counterbalance the increased use and exploitation of big data by business and industry.

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FOR RELEASE: 26 November 2020

Young people wading in a sea of debt

Young people wading in sea of debt as they bear the brunt of COVID-19

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FOR RELEASE: October 2020

A tale of two homes

Australia’s housing market divides the population

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FOR RELEASE: 21 September 2020

Telco woes plague nation

Australian’s living with a disability experiencing worst service from providers during COVID stress.

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FOR RELEASE: 18 August 2020

Young people face debt tsunami as they borrow from their future to make ends meet

May to July research from CPRC.

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FOR RELEASE: 11 August 2020

Energy Simplified

Free webinars to help regional Victorians take control of their energy bills.

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FOR RELEASE: May 2020

Consumers and COVID-19 – Consumer Policy Research Report

1 in 4 Australians are struggling to pay for essential services such as energy, groceries and insurance, adding to existing rent and mortgage stress. CPRC research launch.

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FOR RELEASE: 20 April 2020

Support and resources to manage energy bills as consumers spend more time at home and face sky-rocketing utility bills

With 2 in 3 Australians already experiencing some level of financial stress, the knock-on effects of COVID-19 will expose many more Victorians to financial vulnerability

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FOR RELEASE: 30 January 2020

Older Australians left abandoned and confused by home care system

Consumer research centre releases latest report – Choosing care: the difficulties of navigating home care.

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FOR RELEASE 1 July 2019

ACCC Digital Platforms Report

CPRC welcomes the ACCC Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report

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FOR RELEASE: 29 May 2019

CPRC research finds Australian consumers in the dark when it comes to data free-for-all

New report highlights current business practices and necessary reforms to prepare Australia for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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FOR RELEASE: 25 February 2019

The renter’s journey

Renters must be at centre of reforms, CPRC report finds

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FOR RELEASE: 17 October 2018

But are they any good?

Consumers need a sunlight remedy – we’re still in the dark when it comes to quality of service

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