Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council


Start-ups put on festive notice following gift card warning

12:51PM | Monday, 3 December 2012 |  Start-ups planning to offer gift cards this Christmas have been urged to include all the necessary information, after the NSW fair trading minister issued a warning to consumers over misrepresentation.

Government to name and shame dodgy app vendors

11:31PM | Tuesday, 6 November 2012 |  The Federal Government is encouraging the public to “name and shame” the vendors of dodgy apps as part of an inquiry by the Commonwealth Consumer Affairs Advisory Council.

Gift card industry riddled with inconsistencies: Report

12:54PM | Monday, 12 December 2011 |  Promoting gift cards as the perfect present could be a risk, with a new report revealing the industry is fraught with inconsistencies, affecting card issuers as well as consumers.