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Canberra Times
Public health groups slam removal of pre-approval of complementary medicine advertisementshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Canberra Times / Posted an hour ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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The Border Mail
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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The Courier
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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WA Today
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Western Advocate
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Western Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Manning River Times
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Manning River Times / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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The North West Star
'People could die': New bill abolishes safeguard stopping dodgy medicineshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
The North West Star / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Public health groups slam removal of pre-approval of complementary medicine advertisementshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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The Age
Public health groups slam removal of pre-approval of complementary medicine advertisementshearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeho
The Age / Posted 6 hours ago
hearing" at ANU on Wednesday, which will hear from a range of concerned stakeholders, including former deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Asher and the Public Health Association of Australia. Other proposed... Read more
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12h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Opposition calls for petrol price watch scheme for Queensland to stop 'fuel rip-off'and Gas Buddy. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her federal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 hours ago
and Gas Buddy. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her federal LNP leader Malcolm Turnbull to ensure the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [ACCC] has the powers and legislation it needs to act on this national... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
LNP back real-time Qld fuel price trackingprice monitoring. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her feder
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
price monitoring. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her federal LNP leader Malcolm Turnbull to ensure the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has the powers and legislation it needs to act on this national issue," Mr... Read more
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13h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Western Union scam victims urged to seek $US586m compensationuntraceable wire transfers. "But no-one ever receives the cash, prizes or serv
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 hours ago
untraceable wire transfers. "But no-one ever receives the cash, prizes or services they were promised by scammers," the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said in a statement. Another variation of the scams is the fraudsters... Read more
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The Courier Mail
LNP back real-time Qld fuel price trackingprice monitoring. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her feder
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
price monitoring. "The Leader of the Opposition should be pressuring her federal LNP leader Malcolm Turnbull to ensure the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has the powers and legislation it needs to act on this national issue," Mr... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Brisbane petrol prices soar to prices 12c higher than Sydneya deal with service station chain Puma for its members to receive discounts of
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
a deal with service station chain Puma for its members to receive discounts of four cents per litre. Last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) found a lack of competition and independent retailers in Brisbane... Read more
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The Border Mail
Speculation continues on future of Murray Goulburn trading storescompletion, if MG Trading is not sold, Saputo will purchase the MG Trading stor
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
completion, if MG Trading is not sold, Saputo will purchase the MG Trading stores.” The spokesperson said responses by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Foreign Investment Review Board to Saputo’s bid would help decide when... Read more
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Canberra Times
Mermaid tail toys increase drowning risktheir ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
their ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The Perth-based review commissioned by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and conducted by the Royal Life Saving Society of WA, compared the swimming... Read more
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WA Today
Mermaid tail toys increase drowning risktheir ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
their ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The Perth-based review commissioned by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and conducted by the Royal Life Saving Society of WA, compared the swimming... Read more
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The Age
Mermaid tail toys increase drowning risktheir ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
their ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The Perth-based review commissioned by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and conducted by the Royal Life Saving Society of WA, compared the swimming... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Mermaid tail toys increase drowning risktheir ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
their ability to swim is reduced by up to 70 per cent, a study has found. The Perth-based review commissioned by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, and conducted by the Royal Life Saving Society of WA, compared the swimming... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorians conned into paying for fake puppiestheir money back." The ABC last year revealed hundreds of victims across Austr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
their money back." The ABC last year revealed hundreds of victims across Australia had reported online puppy scams to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). In those scams, sellers often pretended to be interstate and asked... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mermaid tail toys dramatically increase drowning risk, experts warnthey can reduce a child's ability to swim by up to 70 per cent, dramatically in
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
they can reduce a child's ability to swim by up to 70 per cent, dramatically increasing the chances of drowning. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) first issued warnings related to the products after a video posted... Read more
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6d
Northern Daily Leader
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
Western Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
Manning River Times / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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The North West Star
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
The North West Star / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
Daily Liberal / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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The Border Mail
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
The Border Mail / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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The Courier
Kids lifejackets recalled over ‘insufficient buoyancy’device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
device (PFD) has been sold around the country and online and the recall affects those purchased in the last 18 months. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says the PFD, which carries the model number HD211, was sold online and... Read more
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11d
The Age
The fastest NBN speed plan is falling out of favoursafer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
safer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources also mentioned increased scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as a major factor. Thousands of Fibre To The Node (FTTN) and Fibre To... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The fastest NBN speed plan is falling out of favoursafer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
safer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources also mentioned increased scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as a major factor. Thousands of Fibre To The Node (FTTN) and Fibre To... Read more
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Canberra Times
Thousands claim compensation for misleading Nurofen productsby independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
by independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by Bannister Law following a case run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which took the matter to the Federal Court. Get the latest news and updates... Read more
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WA Today
The fastest NBN speed plan is falling out of favoursafer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
safer and easier to just not offer the high-speed packages.” Industry sources also mentioned increased scrutiny from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as a major factor. Thousands of Fibre To The Node (FTTN) and Fibre To... Read more
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WA Today
Facebook launches local news feature ‘Today in’technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory b
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory bodies across the world. In December, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) was formally directed by the government to investigate the role of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Thousands claim compensation for misleading Nurofen productsby independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
by independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by Bannister Law following a case run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which took the matter to the Federal Court. Get the latest news and updates... Read more
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The Age
Thousands claim compensation for misleading Nurofen productsby independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
by independent administrator Sapere Research Group. The lawsuit was brought by Bannister Law following a case run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which took the matter to the Federal Court. Get the latest news and updates... Read more
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The Age
Facebook launches local news feature ‘Today in’technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory b
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory bodies across the world. In December, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) was formally directed by the government to investigate the role of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Facebook launches local news feature ‘Today in’technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory b
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
technology platforms such as Google, faces increased scrutiny from regulatory bodies across the world. In December, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) was formally directed by the government to investigate the role of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The 'dark patterns' websites deploy to trick you to spend moreto personalise their approach and the goals of consumers do not align — when it
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 12 days ago
to personalise their approach and the goals of consumers do not align — when it is no longer fair play. Bodies like the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission could help, Mr Markey-Towler said, but it would be hard to demonstrate when... Read more
13d
NZCity
Commission warns online buyers of LuxStylethe goods before paying. LuxStyle has also been the subject of warnings from o
NZCity / Posted 13 days ago
the goods before paying. LuxStyle has also been the subject of warnings from other international agencies, such as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Danish Consumer Ombudsman is investigating complaints, including from... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Commission alerts public to LuxStyle online sales methodhave tendered any payment. Luxstyle has also been the subject of warnings from
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
have tendered any payment. Luxstyle has also been the subject of warnings from other international agencies such as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The Danish Consumer Ombudsman (DCO) is investigatingcomplaints, including... Read more
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WA Today
Car dealers drive up consumer complaints over faulty goodsa surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by busi
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
a surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by businesses that sold them faulty products. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says 29,000 people contacted it in 2017 to complain about issues with... Read more
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The Age
Car dealers drive up consumer complaints over faulty goodsa surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by busi
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
a surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by businesses that sold them faulty products. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says 29,000 people contacted it in 2017 to complain about issues with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Car dealers drive up consumer complaints over faulty goodsa surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by busi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
a surge in the number of Australians complaining about being fobbed off by businesses that sold them faulty products. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) says 29,000 people contacted it in 2017 to complain about issues with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bought a faulty product and having trouble getting it fixed? Know your rightsobligations on retailers and manufacturers. However, rather than complaints fa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
obligations on retailers and manufacturers. However, rather than complaints falling as businesses get used to the law, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recorded a near 40 per cent jump in complaints over 2017, to more than... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Ashy Bines hit by complaints from customersemails back and forth, it was evident that I was never going to get my money ba
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
emails back and forth, it was evident that I was never going to get my money back.” She is now taking her case to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. “I don’t know if I will ever be able to prove that I didn’t sign up to the... Read more
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The North West Star
Life jacket fails safety testing, poses risk of drowningthe Australian market, although it is unknown how many are in Victoria. Jarvis
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
the Australian market, although it is unknown how many are in Victoria. Jarvis Walker must now undertake a recall with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. MSV says the company is co-operating responsibly and has already contacted... Read more
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