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Valentine’s Day prompts online dating scam warning

Australians lost $40 million through online dating scams in 2023, prompting an urgent warning in the lead up to Valentine's Day.

Fruit and vegetable prices need urgent ACCC inquiry, says Littleproud

It’s no secret Hunter residents have been paying too much for fruit and vegetables in recent times.

More than $1.2 billion lost in scams, ACCC reports

The amount the average Aussie loses per year to scammers has gone up 84% since 2019, here's what we're falling for..

ACCC expresses ‘significant concerns’ at RAT prices

The ACCC is worried about "extreme" mark-ups on rapid antigen tests (RATs), warning some retailers are selling them for hundreds of dollars.

Product recall: Big Love Co — Dummy Chain

The ACCC has issued an urgent recall on a popular baby product after tests revealed it does not comply with national safety standards.

ACCC appeals Port of Newcastle Federal Court ruling

The competition watchdog is appealing the dismissal of its NSW ports monopoly case, despite a judge dubbing Newcastle's hopes of shipping cargo "far-fetched".

Shipping container terminal still in Port’s sights

Port of Newcastle’s intention to develop a shipping container terminal in the Hunter hasn’t changed, despite the Federal Court’s recent ruling.

ACCC warns some caravan and RV water heaters could be deadly

Holiday-makers are being urged to check their caravans and recreational vehicles for dangerous water heaters before heading off this summer. The ACCC has warned the Suburban Recreational Vehicle water heaters may emit unsafe...
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