Washing dishes by hand is already a tiresome task, so steer clear of these dud detergent brands that have been deemed as...

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31st March 2021 5:03 PM

A hand sanitiser sold by a popular retailer was found to contain just 23 per cent alcohol in a spot test – well below WHO’s...

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16th July 2020 2:07 PM

Where there’s smoke there’s fire, right? Well not in the view of some of Australia’s main insurers, with the government...

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26th Feb. 2020 5:02 AM

First it was nurses, now another crucial Queensland frontline worker will have a choice of unions — in this case for the...

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11th Dec. 2019 9:12 AM

A funeral market leader has been accused of adding an "unnecessary" late fee of $352 by default to its bills. The company...

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22nd Nov. 2019 10:11 AM

Health fund members are being charged almost $2000 a year more for second-rate policies than for top-cover products in a...

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30th Oct. 2019 5:10 AM

At just $89 this Kmart fan has been rated better than its more expensive counterpart — and it comes with a range of fancy...

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18th Oct. 2019 1:10 PM

This sleek fridge looks stylish, but it has been named and shamed as “one of the worst” for failing in two key areas —...

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10th Oct. 2019 9:10 AM

The spend on pet insurance is $500m a year and growing. Are we throwing that money away? We reveal the best and worst...

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04th July 2019 5:07 AM

A NEW Federal Government report has revealed just how much the university you attend can influence your starting salary.

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31st Oct. 2018 12:10 PM

THEY don’t make them like they used to. That's especially true after Australian consumers discovered the longevity of their...

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31st Oct. 2018 9:10 AM

THE boss of Choice has denied the consumer group has sacked most of its journalists amid concerns a major revamp will leave...

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25th Oct. 2018 8:10 AM

THIS fancy two-slice KitchenAid toaster will set you back $189, but somehow the manufacturer missed a pretty glaring...

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04th Oct. 2018 11:10 AM

THIS website has helped about 1600 people shave an average of $622 off their annual bills — and there’s only a slight...

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20th Sept. 2018 2:09 AM

FED up dog owners are fighting for better protections on pet food amid a Federal Senate inquiry examining Australia’s...

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24th July 2018 12:07 PM

THE company behind the Thermomix has cooked up a deal which will see it hit with a fine for misleading the 200,000-plus...

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05th April 2018 6:04 AM

NEWS YOU CAN USE: Did you know there could be a stash of cash in your home? You will be surprised at how easy it is pocket...

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17th Feb. 2018 7:02 AM

THE budget airline will squeeze in an extra row of economy seating, in a move it says will keep airfares down for...

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06th Nov. 2017 6:11 AM

CMC Rocks fans who missed out on tickets are warned they are not covered by consumer laws if they snap up over-priced...

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13th Oct. 2017 4:10 AM

It's an award no company wants to receive. This year, eight have earned a Shonky for dodgy products that leave consumers...

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05th Oct. 2017 11:10 AM

Faulty Takata airbags which are linked to 18 deaths globally and the world's biggest recall in automotive history are being...

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24th July 2017 10:07 AM

POPE Francis has told a group of priests that teaching school children gender is a choice amounts to ideological...

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05th Aug. 2016 2:08 PM

Consumer advocate Choice examined the ingredients of 224 products that use images of real fruit on their packaging and the...

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18th July 2016 11:07 AM

IT WAS a night like any other as Coffs Harbour woman Holly Lacy boiled water to make pasta.

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14th May 2016 6:05 AM

A KEY consumer group is calling on the Federal Government to reconsider the eligibility of what it calls popular “junk”...

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23rd March 2016 5:03 AM

RETAIL authorities have warned consumers about a potentially dangerous children’s pool toy that binds legs together.

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20th Dec. 2015 4:12 PM

FOUR leading sunscreens have been slip, slop, slapped down for misleading Aussies about the level of protection they...

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14th Dec. 2015 5:12 AM

PARENTS could be misled by food packaging using industry-created “canteen guidelines” to claim the foods are healthy, a...

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19th Oct. 2015 5:10 AM

ARNOTT'S Tiny Teddies, Kleenex flushable wipes and Samsung washing machines are among eight products or companies awarded a...

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07th Oct. 2015 2:10 PM

CONSUMER group Choice warns online shoppers in the lead up to Christmas about the “fake review” industry, where companies...

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03rd Dec. 2014 2:12 PM

THE political debate about Ebola and the Islamic State seems to have replaced Australian concerns about the rising cost of...

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23rd Oct. 2014 1:10 PM

BABY food, biscuits, banks and blenders were just a few of the lemons that left a bitter taste in consumers'mouths this...

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14th Oct. 2014 1:10 PM

AUSTRALIANS buying television programs online are paying massive premiums for the content, as much as 376% higher for some...

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09th Sept. 2014 2:09 PM

HAVE you been on the receiving end of unacceptable service or fallen victim to the dodgy claims of unscrupulous...


20th Aug. 2014 1:08 PM

CUTS to government spending was the biggest worry on the minds of consumers as they slashed their spending on...

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08th Aug. 2014 3:08 PM

CHOICE warns leaked anti-piracy paper fails to deal with causes of piracy

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29th July 2014 11:07 AM

CONSUMERS with private health insurance could save as much as $1400 on their premiums by being a bit choosier, a Choice...

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08th July 2014 4:07 PM

WHILE changes to national financial advice rules have been put on ice, at least one consumer advocate group is calling for...

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30th April 2014 2:04 PM

PET owners could still face insurance charges for their beloved companions after the death of the pet, a review of pet...

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06th April 2014 1:04 PM

THINK you were drinking an Aussie-owned “craft beer” over the long weekend?

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27th Jan. 2014 12:01 PM

IT’S one of the worst things that could happen in the days following Christmas.

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27th Dec. 2013 8:12 AM