ACCC – Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
The ACCC works to ensure that individuals and businesses comply with the Commonwealth competition, fair trading and consumer protection laws.
AER – Australian Energy Regulator
The AER is funded by the Commonwealth, with staff, resources and facilities, provided from the ACCC. Its functions include setting the prices charged for using energy networks to transport energy to customers..
Choice - Australian Consumers Association
A not-for-profit organisation which researches and campaigns on behalf of consumer.
Complaintline - an index of Australian dispute resolution agencies
A directory of complaints bodies in Australia.
Do Not Call Register
A register for consumers who do not want to receive unsolicited telemarketing. Note: registering your number will not stop all telemarketing calls (there are some exemptions) and it may take up to 30 days to process.
Energy saving information for consumers.
FIDO: Financial tips and safety checks
The consumer website of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). ASIC is the consumer protection regulator for financial services.
A government website with information about accredited green energy products.
Green Electricity Watch
A consumer guide to choosing green energy products.
Free online energy & water efficiency rating service.
NSW Privacy Commissioner
Provides information about the meaning and value of privacy and promotes best privacy practice.
Water for Life
Water saving information for consumers.
A suite of consumer and technical guide materials and tools developed to encourage the design, construction or renovation of homes to be comfortable, healthy and more environmentally sustainable.