Newsletters

21/04/2021

Consumer Policy Connect Update

In our first quarterly newsletter for the year, we begin with great optimism for 2021. As borders slowly open, people are cautiously making more plans, and consumer sentiment has surged to levels not seen since 2010.

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06/04/2021

Professor Maureen Brunt AO Essay Prize

The Professor Maureen Brunt AO Essay Prize is an annual initiative of Consumer Policy Research Centre, which asks Honours, Masters and PhD students to explore a key current challenge for consumer policy development.

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18/12/2020

Consumer Policy Connect Update #4

It is very moving to reach the end of 2020 and reflect on the tenacity shown by the Australian community this year in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and recession.

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10/12/2020

Monthly Policy Briefing: Consumers and COVID-19: From Crisis to Recovery

Today we are releasing our Monthly Policy Briefing (October results) for the Consumers & COVID-19: from crisis to recovery research initiative.

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17/11/2020

Consumer Policy Connect Update #3

With Victorians reconnecting with loved ones and some warmer weather on the way, we’re taking stock and giving thanks to all those who made sacrifices to get us to this point.

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12/11/2020

Monthly Policy Briefing: September Results

Following on from the September Results Snapshot, today we are releasing our Monthly Policy Briefing for the Consumers & COVID-19: from crisis to recovery research initiative.

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21/10/2020

Consumers and COVID-19: September Results Snapshots

A tale of two homes: Australia’s housing market divides the population

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07/10/2020

Monthly Policy Briefing- Consumers and COVID-19: From Crisis to Recovery

Following on from the August Results Snapshot, today we are releasing our Monthly Policy Briefing for the Consumers & COVID-19: from crisis to recovery research initiative.

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21/09/2020

Monthly Policy Briefing: August Results Snapshot

Telco woes plague nation – Australians living with disability experiencing worst service from providers during COVID-19 stress.

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28/08/2020

July Briefing – Consumers and COVID-19: From Crisis to Recovery

Today we are releasing our July briefing for the Consumers and COVID-19: from crisis to recovery research initiative.

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18/08/2020

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

New consumer data released today by the Consumer Policy Research Centre (CPRC) investigates the experience of consumers during the three months from May to July and raises serious alarms about the debt tsunami facing young people (18-34) as they try to make ends meet during COVID-19.

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06/08/2020

June Briefing: Consumers and COVID-19: From Crisis to Recovery

Today we are releasing our June briefing for the Consumers and COVID-19: from crisis to recovery research initiative.

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07/07/2020

New Report: The experiences of older consumers: towards markets that work for people.

At today’s virtual forum Building Markets That Work for People, CPRC Senior Research and Policy Manager, Ben Martin Hobbs will be launching CPRC’s latest research report – The Experiences of Older Consumers: Towards Markets that Work for People.

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25/06/2020

New Research: Consumers and COVID-19: From Crisis to recovery.

The Consumer Policy Research (CPRC) team today launches our latest report Consumers and COVID-19: from crisis to recovery including the first findings from our monthly nationwide survey.

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24/06/2020

Building Markets that Work for People

Are markets today meeting the needs of older consumers? How can we design fairer, ore inclusive markets, during and beyond COVID-19?

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16/06/2020

New CPRC Research Report to launch at Building Markets that Work for People Virtual Forum

At our upcoming forum, CPRC Senior Research and Policy Manager, Ben Martin Hobbs will be launching CPRC’s latest research report – The Experiences of Older Consumers: Towards Markets that Work for People.

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09/06/2020

Early bird pricing ends this week! Building Markets that Work for People

Early Bird Tickets on sale now until Friday 12 June!

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02/06/2020

Early bird tickets on sale now! Building Markets that Work for People

The lives of consumers are changing on an unprecedented scale as COVID-19 exposes the frailties of existing consumer markets that often don’t meet the needs of the people they are meant to serve. It is a critical time to shape emerging thinking on how to improve outcomes for consumers, and the role of market stewards across the sectors.

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27/05/2020

Save the date! 7 – July: Building Markets that Work for People

At the very heart of CPRC’s work is our role as an interconnector between sectors. Now more than ever we must remain socially connected, despite our physical distance. In 2020, our planned Policy Connect Event Series is going ahead but in a virtual setting.

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