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04/23/2017 at 02:35. Facebook
Did you know you could avoid 6.8 teaspoons of added sugar by making these swap?

In Australia, food labels will only tell you the total sugar in a product, not the added stuff.

Join our campaign for better added sugar labelling here: choice.com.au/addedsugar
Did you know you could avoid 68 teaspoons of added sugar by making these swap
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04/22/2017 at 23:32. Facebook
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04/22/2017 at 23:08. Facebook
How much added sugar is in your flavoured yoghurt? choice.com.au/addedsugar

By swapping Gippsland Raspberry and Coconut Yoghurt to plain yoghurt and adding your own raspberries and coconut, you could save 3.8 teaspoons of unnecessary sugar!

CHOICE has released a report which found that added sugars labelling on food packs, could help consumers avoid 26 teaspoons of unnecessary sugar each day...
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Rachael Kitto
Peter Thompson
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04/22/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
How much added sugar is in your breakfast? choice.com.au/addedsugar

CHOICE has released a report which found that if consumers could identify added sugars on food packs, they could avoid 26 teaspoons of sugar each day and up to 38kg a year.

In one example, swapping Kellogg's Nutri-Grain to Uncle Toby's Weeties could save you 2.7 teaspoons of unnecessary sugar each day.

Currently, added...
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04/21/2017 at 01:38. Facebook
When buying one is cheaper.

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When buying one is cheaper

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Elliot Crain
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04/20/2017 at 05:29. Facebook
Did you know toppling furniture kills one child every year in Australia?
Mickie Quick
Andrew Glover
Angela Day
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04/19/2017 at 05:20. Facebook
A new report from regulators has called for major changes to improve the Australian Consumer Law. Here are the big wins for consumers.

Now, it's up to the government to act!

Sign and share this petition to show the government that consumers care about better protections: choice.com.au/consumerlaw
A new report from regulators has called for major changes to improve
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Jake Sanders
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04/19/2017 at 00:06. Facebook
eBay has threatened to block Aussie shoppers from buying through overseas sellers if new GST laws come into effect: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Currently, consumers do not pay GST on imported goods that are less than $1000. But this might change on July 1.

Do you shop on eBay? Would you struggle to find the things you buy online in other stores?
eBay has threatened to block Aussie shoppers from buying through overseas sellers
Brent Driscoll
Sonja Anjel
Fiona Scott-Doran
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04/13/2017. Facebook
Woolworths has announced that it will be rounding all its prices to numbers with a zero at the end. [ Goo.gl Link ]

Regardless of the prices being rounded or not, consumers should always look at the unit pricing when shopping at the supermarket.

What do you think of this move?
Woolworths has announced that it will be rounding all its prices to
Loraine Bunt
Sean Patullo
Katherine Kovacic
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04/12/2017. Facebook
Have you been ripped off by a ticket resale website? choice.com.au/tickedoff

Buying a Vivid Sydney event ticket from resale websites such as viagogo could cost you up to 327% more than the original price. You also risk being turned away from venues! [ Goo.gl Link ]

If you’ve been ripped off by a ticket resale site, report it at: choice.com.au/tickedoff
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Sarah Williams
Jennifer Searle
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04/12/2017. Facebook
CHOICE and international consumer groups are launching a survey of the ticket resale market to stop consumers being ripped off by the likes of viagogo, Stubhub and Ticketmaster Resale: choice.com.au/tickedoff

From outrageous ticket price mark-ups to denying refunds and selling fake tickets, the time has come to say fair’s fair and stop these resale websites ripping off consumers.

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Ina Van Puymbroeck
Rupert Grumpyfort-Smyth
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04/10/2017. Facebook
Which nappies do you buy?

CHOICE tested 46 newborn, infant and crawler nappies and found that some supermarket generics are on similar standing with big name brands that can cost up to three times more: [ Goo.gl Link ]

When it comes to newborn nappies, Aldi's Mamia and Coles' Comfy Bots are among the top performers and they only cost 17c per nappy.

Check out the full results for free: [...
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Libby Bennett
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04/07/2017. Facebook
What broadband speeds are you really getting?

Today, the Federal Government has announced a new program intended to provide real-world internet speed data to consumers: [ Goo.gl Link ]

The Broadband Performance Monitoring & Reporting program will record performance data from 4000 volunteers across the nation.

This data will be published to help consumers make an informed decision before...
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PeterandLouise Thirkettle
Phil Miller
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04/06/2017. Facebook
The ACCC has instituted proceedings against Apple in the Federal Court alleging the tech giant denied customers access to their consumer rights: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Under Australian Consumer Law, consumer guarantee rights to repair, replacement or a refund can not be extinguished because a consumer has goods repaired by a third party.

Has Apple ever refused to repair your iPhone?
The ACCC has instituted proceedings against Apple in the Federal Court alleging
James Thompson
Roslyn Wares
Rebecca Cohen
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04/05/2017. Facebook
CHOICE is launching a #GoodEggHunt in a bid to stop consumers being ripped off by the major supermarkets selling fake ‘free range’ eggs: goo.gl/zuinZ9

We’re asking consumers to download the free CluckAR app, scan cartons and check in with their location when they find good eggs.

Join the #GoodEggHunt and download the new CluckAR here: choice.com.au/goodegghunt
Bindi Lenard
Michael Dawson
Loraine Bunt
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04/05/2017. Facebook
The maker of Nurofen, Reckitt Benckiser must now pay a $6 million penalty after a final appeal to the High Court was rejected: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Last year, the Federal Court increased Nurofen's fine from $1.7m to $6m for misleading consumer with its Specific Pain products.

CHOICE first called the company out for its deceptive claims by awarding Nurofen a Shonky Awards in 2010.

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The maker of Nurofen Reckitt Benckiser must now pay a 6 million
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Lynelle Urquhart
David Sanders
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04/03/2017. Facebook
CHOICE’s mystery shop of 35 dental clinics across Australia found that a check-up can cost you anywhere from $150 to $305: [ Goo.gl Link ]

Have you been hit with a dental bill shock?
CHOICEs mystery shop of 35 dental clinics across Australia found that a
Tanja Sutinen
Sami Makelainen
Stephen Hadden
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03/30/2017. Facebook
In two days, health insurance premiums are set to increase again by almost 5 per cent on average.

To help decide if you need private hospital cover take our free 'health check' here:
In two days health insurance premiums are set to increase again by
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Philo Wijsman
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03/28/2017. Facebook
Do you regularly shop online, or have you been put off by bad experiences?

NSW Fair Trading is running a survey to help improve the online shopping experience for consumers.

Take the survey here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Do you regularly shop online or have you been put off by bad experiences
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Nicole Holding
Morrison Birznieks
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03/28/2017. Facebook
Do you have multiple super accounts? Do you find super too complicated?

Our research found that more than 40% of Australians have multiple superannuation accounts costing over $3 billion per year.

If this sounds like you, get in touch and tell us about your experience in the comments below.
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