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  • Scams cost Australians more than $100M a year

    Australians have so far lost $118.5 million to scams as at October 2019, which is already $10 million more than what it cost in 2018 ($107 million).

    Written by Samira Sarraf28 Nov. 19 07:00
  • ACCC names 10 companies to test the CDR

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced the 10 companies that will test the new data-sharing system, the Consumer Data Right (CDR), ahead of its launch on February 2020.

    Written by Samira Sarraf25 Sept. 19 10:32
  • Court proceedings commence against HealthEngine

    The ACCC has started court proceedings in the Federal Court against HealthEngine for allegedly misleading and deceptive conduct related to the sharing of consumer information with insurance brokers and the publishing of patient reviews and ratings.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 Aug. 19 12:08
  • Aussie businesses losing over $60M in email scams

    Local organisations are being targeted by sophisticated ‘business email compromise scams’ with reports of losses to Scamwatch and other agencies exceeding $60 million last year.

    Written by Lilia Guan29 April 19 10:41
  • Long-serving ACCC CIO Walkden to depart

    ​Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) chief information officer Adrian Walkden is departing after close to eight years, and retiring from the Australian Public Service.

    Written by George Nott16 Jan. 19 08:30
  • NBN broadband speeds get tick of approval: ACCC

    ISPs are performing well and delivering good results for fixed-line NBN customers, according to the latest speed test results outlined in the ACCC Measuring Broadband Australia (MBA) report.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 Nov. 18 12:35
  • ACCC puts telcos on notice over false advertising

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned telecommunications companies that they will face court action if they fail to ensure their advertising is clear and transparent.

    Written by Byron Connolly17 Sept. 18 11:45
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