Australian needs a 'general safety provision' that obliges firms to be proactive, not reactive, in ensuring they supply safe consumer products.
As Melburnians are encouraged to wear masks in public, shops and cafes around Australia can already make mask-wearing a condition of entry.
Builders compete for customers by touting the features of their homes. Some builders promote 'six-star' home energy ratings in ways that could mislead consumers and breach Australian Consumer Law.
For any physical inconvenience or emotional distress caused by a tour operator, there is a legal precedent for claiming compensation. But, as with all contracts, you need to read the fine print.
Dash Buttons have been ruled illegal under Germany's consumer rights law. They might also contravene Australian consumer law.
The digital world moves fast, and when it comes to digital products, Australia's consumer laws haven't kept up.
The ACCC’s inquiry into digital platforms should make it easier for users to identify advertising on Google.
The guarantees in Australian Consumer Law trump your new phone contract's fine print.
'Internet of Things' devices come with many risks, but current laws may not protect us. Until they do, it may be best to steer clear.
Australians' confidence in charities would be strengthened if any compliance action taken against them was made public.