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Compare Frank health insurance

April 24, 2018

A member-based, nonprofit health fund launched by GMHBA in 2009.

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April 24, 2018

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Banks take 5 years to refund fraud victims

April 23, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Taking advantage of customers is big business for the banks

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NBN complaints surge 204%

April 17, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Landline, mobile and internet complaints to the TIO all climbed.

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Apple cider vinegar

April 17, 2018 — Kate Browne

Is this "superfood" all it's cracked up to be? We look at the health claims of ACV to see if it can help you lose weight.

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How to stop nuisance calls to your mobile

April 16, 2018 — Alice Richard

You can go on the Do Not Call Register, but some organisations are still allowed to call.

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Pental fined over White King flushable wipes

April 12, 2018 — Kate Browne

Claims they disintegrate found to be "false and misleading"

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Greek yoghurt review

April 12, 2018 — Rachel Clemons

Which supermarket Greek yoghurt tastes best?

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Thermomix to pay $4.6m for downplaying burn risks

April 11, 2018 — Andy Kollmorgen

Court judgement follows CHOICE investigation and mass incident report.

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Consumer organisations

April 11, 2018 — Alice Richard

Fighting for consumers behind the scenes.

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How to buy quality solar PV

April 10, 2018 — Alison Potter

Our guide to picking the right solar quote and knowing your rights in this sometimes shady market.

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Food supplier dealing with another hepatitis outbreak

April 9, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Frozen pomegranate sold nationwide at Coles supermarkets is being recalled.

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Food supplier dealing with another hepatitis outbreak

April 9, 2018 — Tony Ibrahim

Frozen pomegranate sold nationwide at Coles supermarkets are being recalled

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Vendor finance and rent-to-buy schemes

April 5, 2018 — Andy Kollmorgen

Think twice (or thrice) before signing up to these dodgy deals.

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How long should your household appliances last?

April 5, 2018 — Ashley Iredale

We look at the lifespan of washers, fridges, TVs, phones and more, and when you should repair vs replace.

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