Category Archives: Consumer Affairs

Aldi leaves rivals in the shade when it comes to savings: report

Shoppers can save up to $80 each time they visit discount chain Aldi compared to supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths, according to an industry study. The latest CHOICE supermarket price survey crowned Aldi the cheapest supermarket in Australia, saving customers who opt for home-brand

Aldi leaves rivals in the shade when it comes to savings: report

Shoppers can save up to $80 each time they visit discount chain Aldi compared to supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths, according to an industry study. The latest CHOICE supermarket price survey crowned Aldi the cheapest supermarket in Australia, saving customers who opt for home-brand

More than four million premises won’t have access to top NBN speeds

More than 4.2 million Australian premises will not be able to access top internet speeds by the time the National Broadband Network rollout has been completed, according to NBN chief Bill Morrow. About 40 per cent of the country will be restricted to internet speeds

More than four million premises won’t have access to top NBN speeds

More than 4.2 million Australian premises will not be able to access top internet speeds by the time the National Broadband Network rollout has been completed, according to NBN chief Bill Morrow. About 40 per cent of the country will be restricted to internet speeds

Telstra takes the lead to refund thousands of NBN customers

Telstra has become the first retail service provider to offer financial compensation to thousands of angry NBN customers who have received substandard internet speeds. The telecommunications company admitted that one per cent of its NBN customers – about 7900 people – had

Telstra takes the lead to refund thousands of NBN customers

Telstra has become the first retail service provider to offer financial compensation to thousands of angry NBN customers who have received substandard internet speeds. The telecommunications company admitted that one per cent of its NBN customers – about 7900 people – had

Australian Netflix users could be facing a price hike

Netflix has confirmed it is testing a change to its pricing structures, in a move that could signal a future price hike for Australian subscribers. The streaming company admitted to quietly raising the prices for its three service tiers — basic, standard and

Australian Netflix users could be facing a price hike

Netflix has confirmed it is testing a change to its pricing structures, in a move that could signal a future price hike for Australian subscribers. The streaming company admitted to quietly raising the prices for its three service tiers — basic, standard and

Pay more, get less – that’s the Nobbled Broadband Network, folks

NBN service complaints have more than doubled in a year with one expert warning that the government’s decision to charge users more for the service will only worsen consumers’ frustrations. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO)’s latest report revealed more than 65,000 complaints relating to

Pay more, get less – that’s the Nobbled Broadband Network, folks

NBN service complaints have more than doubled in a year with one expert warning that the government’s decision to charge users more for the service will only worsen consumers’ frustrations. The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO)’s latest report revealed more than 65,000 complaints relating to

Kellogg’s again found guilty of breaching children’s advertising code

Cereals giant Kellogg’s has breached advertising codes for the second time in four years after targeting kids with Coco Pops television advertisements during children’s shows such as Harry Potter. Kellogg’s responded to the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) guilty ruling by blaming

Kellogg’s again found guilty of breaching children’s advertising code

Cereals giant Kellogg’s has breached advertising codes for the second time in four years after targeting kids with Coco Pops television advertisements during children’s shows such as Harry Potter. Kellogg’s responded to the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) guilty ruling by blaming

Not even Coles staff would buy ‘terrible’ Coke Life

Supermarkets are unable to sell green-branded Coke Life cans to retail staff even at a rockbottom price of 20 cents after remaining stock was quietly removed from Australian shelves. A New South Wales Coles worker, who wished to remain anonymous, told The New Daily that

Not even Coles staff would buy ‘terrible’ Coke Life

Supermarkets are unable to sell green-branded Coke Life cans to retail staff even at a rockbottom price of 20 cents after remaining stock was quietly removed from Australian shelves. A New South Wales Coles worker, who wished to remain anonymous, told The New Daily that