Financial Rights Legal Centre has released a landmark report on the concept of Open Insurance – the application of the Consumer Data Right to the general insurance industry. Financial Rights’ Chief Executive Officer Karen Cox said the Open Insurance report by Dr Richard Tooth of Sapere provides vital insights into the risks and opportunities for consumers. “The implementation of the [ More ]
Consumer groups welcome today’s passage of Royal Commission recommendations into law, but condemns the government for introducing the law to axe safe lending laws into the House.
Letter to AFR editor in response to editorial “Pull lending laws into line with ‘wagyu and shiraz'” which is factually inaccurate and grossly overstates the case for dismantling Australia’s world-leading safe lending regime.
Consumer groups have called for a radical overhaul of privacy laws to provide greater protections for consumers to counterbalance the increased use and exploitation of big data by business and industry.
Consumer groups, financial counsellors and domestic violence advocates have slammed the Australian Government’s plans to remove critical protections for women experiencing economic abuse.