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Latest News

Submission: Australian Law Reform Commission’s "Freedoms Inquiry"

March 2nd, 2015

Consumer Action has made a submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission's Issues Paper 46 Traditional Rights and Freedoms—Encroachments by Commonwealth Laws.


Pensioners head to VCAT to challenge ‘deferred management fees’

February 26th, 2015

The legality and fairness of ‘deferred management fees’ will be challenged in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in a case that should be watched closely by the retirement living industry.


Submission: Private vocational education and training providers in Australia

February 20th, 2015

Consumer Action has provided comment to the Senate Education and Employment Committees on the operation, regulation and funding of private vocational education and training providers in Australia.


Consumer Action’s statement to the Senate Inquiry into the performance and management of electricity network companies

February 20th, 2015

Read Consumer Action’s opening comment to Senate Inquiry into the performance and management of electricity network companies.


Work with us: Media & Communications Officer

February 20th, 2015

Consumer Action has an opportunity for an experienced Media and Communications Officer to join our Policy and Campaigns team.


Submission: 2015 Retail Competition Review Approach Paper

February 17th, 2015

Consumer Action has provided input to the Australian Energy Market Commission's 2015 Retail Competition Review Approach Paper.


Submission: Regulating innovative energy selling business models

February 17th, 2015

Consumer Action has made a submission to Australian Energy Regulator about regulating innovative energy selling business models under the National Energy Retail Law.