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2023 media releases


21 November 2023 - How to shop smart and save money during Black Friday: CHOICE

60% of people interested in making a purchase during Black Friday sales.

16 November 2023 - CHOICE reveals the best and worst stain remover sprays

Aldi spray beats many big brands in both price and performance.

9 November 2023 - Five ways to spot a fake review ahead of Black Friday: CHOICE

10% of Australians have been incentivised to write a product review.

2 November 2023 - Coles and Woolies cash in during cost of living crisis, rental platforms demand excessive data, and personal alarms underperform: Shonkys 2023

Plus, Kogan tricks customers with a $99 subscription trap, and the Xbox 'fridge' fails at its one job.


25 October 2023 - Over 20 advocates and researchers call for urgent privacy reform

Stronger laws will protect people from data breaches and misuse.

18 October 2023 - What are the best ways to keep your home cool this summer? 

CHOICE experts share tips on how to stay cool while keeping energy costs low.

4 October 2023 - CHOICE reveals the best and worst dishwasher detergents

Aldi topped testing, beating premium brands costing almost 10 times as much.


28 September 2023 - CHOICE welcomes proposed improvements to privacy law

Response to Government announcement on Privacy Act Review Report.

27 September 2023 - 2 out of 3 people agree digital platforms aren't doing enough to protect people from scams: CHOICE

Investigation finds Google, Facebook and Instagram are failing to prevent scammers from posting fake retailer ads.

21 September 2023 - 4 of 10 bassinets fail safety testing: CHOICE

Bassinets from brands such as Kmart, Stokke and Fisher-Price pose serious suffocation risks for babies.

14 September 2023 - Health insurers charging single parents more to insure children: CHOICE 

Single parents often face increases of up to 70% when switching to a family policy.

7 September 2023 - CHOICE reveals the best and worst laundry detergents

Omo takes out first place while an Aldi product performs the same as plain water.


25 August 2023 - CHOICE announces departure of CEO Alan Kirkland

23 August 2023 - CHOICE reveals air fryers to avoid buying

Kitchen Couture, Kmart and Sunbeam perform lowest in our testing.

15 August 2023 - "Our Medical" chain of GP clinics forcing patients to share data or pay additional fees

CHOICE calls for urgent Privacy Act reform to better protect consumers. 

8 August 2023 - Broken insurance market failing to protect people in climate crisis: New Report

Urgent government action needed to make home and contents insurance accessible and affordable.

2 August 2023 - 7 out of 10 people wrongly believe buying an extended warranty provides extra protections

CHOICE reveals top tips on using your consumer rights.


25 July 2023 - 9 out of 10 people have encountered a scam in past 12 months: CHOICE

Stronger regulations urgently needed to protect consumers.

5 July 2023 - Facial recognition technology being used by major stadiums including Qudos Bank Arena 

Stronger laws urgently needed to regulate controversial technology. 


21 June 2023 - The cost of sleep: 62% of Australians have recently made a purchase to get a better night's rest

CHOICE's top tips on buying pillows, mattresses and more. 

15 June 2023 - End of financial year sale tips: CHOICE

Expert tips for buying a new appliance while sticking to your budget.

1 June 2023 - Electric heaters to avoid

Heaters from Kogan and Arlec fail to keep you warm this winter.


11 May 2023 - The top five ways to save on renters contents insurance

CHOICE experts reveal how much you could save by switching or increasing your excess. 

10 May 2023 - How retail stores are tracking you: CHOICE

Unregulated surveillance technologies reinforce urgent need for Privacy Act reform.

4 May 2023 - How to buy or repair a second-hand appliance: CHOICE 

Expert tips on used whitegoods, electronics and more!


27 April 2023 - Are you wasting money on laundry products?

CHOICE experts reveal laundry saving tips.

20 April 2023 - What are the cheapest ways to heat your home this winter?

CHOICE shares tips on how to keep warm during the cooler months.

18 April 2023 - Your data, open for inspection: CHOICE raises alarm on RentTech

41% of renters pressured to apply for a home via third-party platforms such as 2Apply and Snug.

12 April 2023 - How to choose a sustainable appliance: CHOICE

Experts share tips on how to select an environmentally-friendly appliance.

4 April 2023 - How to pick the perfect coffee machine: CHOICE 

Expert advice to help you caffeinate with confidence. 


29 March 2023 - On a roll: CHOICE announces best and worst toilet paper

Quilton comes out on top while OoBamboo takes last place. 

16 March 2023 - Australia's most expensive health insurance policies to avoid: CHOICE

Switching to a better deal could save you hundreds.

9 March 2023 - CHOICE testing reveals the tastiest hot cross buns

Woolworths Traditional Fruit Hot Cross Buns receive first place.

7 March 2023 - "No longer cooking with gas": Making the change to induction cooktops

CHOICE experts share their tips.

1 March 2023 - CHOICE reveals the best and worst dishwashing liquids

Coles takes out first place while one Morning Fresh product performs the same as plain water.


22 February 2023 - CHOICE reviews packaging sustainability of over 30 products

Packaging materials from brands such as Breville, Phillips and Dyson put to the test.

7 February 2023 - CHOICE reveals the best and worst multipurpose cleaners

Bosistos, Citro Clean and Nifti tie for first place, others perform no better than water.


31 January 2023 - New data reveals 44% of Australian shoppers surveyed are using unit pricing to reduce grocery spending

CHOICE shares tips to combat rising grocery bills with unit pricing.

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