The federal Government is demanding urgent answers from vehicle manufacturers about their program to recall vehicles which include potentially faulty Takata airbags.
Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie, re-elected as head of the Jacqui Lambie Network, will be pressing for a Senate inquiry into the insurance industry.
The Budget confirmed that all low value goods imported from overseas by consumers and others such as online purchases will pay GST from 1 July 2017.
The Government has introduced legislation in federal Parliament to protect consumers from excessive card surcharging.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has released the Government’s response to the Competition Policy Review – the Harper Review – saying it sets out a new frontier for Governments at all levels.
The Turnbull Government has announced key consumer protection measures in its response to the Murray Financial Services Inquiry.
Consumer advocates have accused credit reporting company Veda Advantage Ltd, which stores the credit history of millions of Australians, of breaching new credit reporting laws.