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Airlines told to fix refund policies

Airlines told to fix refund policies

Airlines told to fix refund policies

ACCC forces airlines to stop misleading consumers over their refund rights.

What are your rights to a refund?

Refund rights arrow in neon lights

What are your rights to a refund?

Find out whether you’re entitled to a refund, repair or replacement.

How to make sure products are safe

How to make sure products are safe

How to make sure products are safe

ACCC targets the number of unsafe consumer products being sold online.

The great hearing-aid hoodwink

Hearing aid retailers fined millions for misleading pensioners

The great hearing-aid hoodwink

Hearing aid retailers fined $2.5 million for misleading age pensioners.

Fake charities on the rise: ACCC

scam alert

Fake charities on the rise: ACCC

Charity scammers labelled ‘particularly appalling’ as warnings swirl.

Bill shock set to cost telco $10m

Refunds for unwanted phone content

Bill shock set to cost telco $10m

Customers to be refunded cost of unwanted games and ringtones.

ACCC’s ‘solution’ to petrol prices

petrol prices

ACCC’s ‘solution’ to petrol prices

If companies are ‘ripping off consumers’, we’ll take action, Treasurer promises.

Telcos warned over false advertising

Telcos warned over false advertising

Telcos warned over false advertising

ACCC says it is prepared to sue executives who approve misleading ads.

NBN speeds still falling short

NBN speeds still falling short

NBN speeds still falling short

The ACCC’s latest broadband speed data shows some concerning results.

Scammers pocketing $4.3m a month

Scammers pocket $4.3m a month, on track for a record

Scammers pocketing $4.3m a month

People aged 45 to 64 most at risk, ACCC warns.

Time to “unmask the crooks”

“It’s time to unmask the crooks”, say irate members

Time to “unmask the crooks”

Irate members have their say on all that’s wrong in the energy sector.

Electricity market is broken: ACCC

Electricity market is broken, says ACCC

Electricity market is broken: ACCC

Report predicts annual savings of between $290 and $415.

Energy sector ‘too complex’: ACCC

Energy sector ‘too complex’: ACCC

Energy sector ‘too complex’: ACCC

Watchdog heads to court with supplier as chorus grows for royal commission.

How to get a remedy for faulty goods

How to get a remedy for faulty goods

How to get a remedy for faulty goods

ACCC reports 39 per cent increase in consumer guarantee complaints.

Beware Xmas surcharge rip-off

Beware Xmas surcharge rip-off

Beware Xmas surcharge rip-off

ACCC cracks down on excessive payment surcharging.

More scrutiny of retirement groups

More scrutiny of retirement groups

More scrutiny of retirement groups

Retirement village operators are coming under closer scrutiny.

ACCC warns of investment scams

ACCC warns of investment scams

ACCC warns of investment scams

Australians have reported losing over $13 million to investment scams.

Beware the latest SMishing scams

Don't get caught out by a SMishing scam

Beware the latest SMishing scams

Have you fallen foul of one of the many SMishing scams doing the rounds?

The Little Black Book of Scams

The little black book of scams

The Little Black Book of Scams

The ACCC has released a handy weapon to help you become more scam savvy.

Dodgy internet pop-up scams

Don’t be fooled by these dodgy internet pop-up scams

Dodgy internet pop-up scams

ACCC warns consumers about the latest tricks targeting your computer.

ACCC to target big business

ACCC to seek tougher penalties on big business

ACCC to target big business

The ACCC is seeking tougher penalties on big business.

Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

Woman holding her back in pain

Nurofen fined $6 million for furphy

The giant furphy peddled by Nurofen has cost it dearly.

ACCC inquiry into internet speeds

ACCC launches public inquiry into internet speeds

ACCC inquiry into internet speeds

Public inquiry into internet companies’ failure to deliver advertised broadband speeds.

Older Aussies popular scam targets

Older Aussies popular scam targets

Older Aussies popular scam targets

The ACCC’s annual scam report shows that Aussies lost $229 million in 2015.

End petrol price gouging

car going over a pile of coins

End petrol price gouging

With the ACCC taking an interest, are fuel prices about to drop?

Airlines guilty of drip pricing

Airlines guilty of drip pricing

Airlines guilty of drip pricing

Two of Australia's leading airline found guilty of breaching consumer law.

New scam aimed at pensioners

New scam aimed at pensioners

New scam aimed at pensioners

The ACCC has issued a warning of a new scam primarily aimed at pensioners.

Has your insurer misled you?

Has your insurer misled you?

Has your insurer misled you?

The ACCC has delivered a scathing review of the private health insurance industry.

End to fee gouging

End to fee gouging

End to fee gouging

The ban on excessive fees could save customers up to $100 per year.

Internet prices to fall

Internet prices to fall

Internet prices to fall

An ACCC draft decision may see internet prices fall for millions of Australian internet users.

ACCC fines Telstra

ACCC fines Telstra

ACCC fines Telstra

Telstra has been fined $102,000 for a misleading iPhone 6 advertisement.

Petrol prices under closer review

Petrol prices under closer review

Petrol prices under closer review

The rate at which petrol prices rise and fall could be about to change.

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

Learn from your financial mistakes

While mistakes can’t always be avoided, you can try and learn from them, including those ...

Recovering from financial oblivion

Recovering from financial oblivion

Recovering from financial oblivion

The Weirs lost their life savings in the Storm Financial collapse.

$90 million lost to scams

$90 million lost to scams

$90 million lost to scams

A whopping $90 million was reported lost to scams in 2013.

Apple misleads customers

Apple misleads customers

Apple misleads customers

The ACCC has found tech giant Apple to be in breach of Australia’s consumer laws.

Shopping scams rise 65 per cent

Shopping scams rise 65 per cent

Shopping scams rise 65 per cent

The ACCC has reported a 65 per cent rise in online shopping scams.

Scams double for second year

Scams double for second year

Scams double for second year

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) yesterday released the 2011 Targeting Scams ...

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