Stand up for your rights!
It is a travesty that we have allowed insipid and ineffective labelling laws to result in dozens of people being infected with hepatitis from berries from China labelled as a "product of NZ"; it is obscene that a private toll company can charge a $219.00 fine for not paying a $2.00 toll charge within three days; it was wrong to allow coal seam gas mining in our prime agricultural land on the Darling Downs; and it was a mistake to allow Woolworths to build a supermarket on the Obi Obi creek in Maleny against most of the local community's wishes.
These and many other important CONSUMER RIGHTS issues are increasingly becoming widespread concerns for many people as corporate power grows. Increasingly individuals and even governments are at a loss as to how to temper the greed and indifference of multinational companies who owe allegiance to no nation and have no moral compass except that of self interest.
CONSUMER RIGHTS is a political organisation which will bring pressure on both corporations and governments to consider the community first and foremost - BEFORE profit.
Please join us in our efforts to make Australia a country which genuinely leads the world in consumer rights and protections.
A Fair Go for all Australians
Weapons of Reason
Reframing important Issues for Australians.
End the Toll Road Rip-offs.
TRUTH IN LABELLING
Enforce Honesty in Product Labelling - including country of manufacture, GMO labelling, etc.
END ANIMAL CRUELTY
We support the widespread calls to end animal cruelty, domestically and commercially, and particularly in the racing industry.
PROTECT CIVIL LIBERTIES
RIGHT TO SAY "NO" TO DEVELOPMENT
Give Local Communities the Power to Veto Unwanted Developments - be they Coal Seam Gas mines; shopping centres; high rise developments; etc.
If you think water and electricity firms charge high already, wait till they make a meal of it in years ahead.
CONTROL CORPORATE GREED & END POLITICAL CORRUPTION
Make the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes. End financial donations to political parties.
VISUAL & AUDITORY POLLUTION
Companies believe they have the unhindered right to desecrate our landscapes with billboards; bombard our ears with incessant advertising jingles; litter our countryside with bottles, cans and cigarette butts; and pollute our waterways with plastic trash.
END UNFAIR FEES & PREDATORY LENDING
Stop Banks and Credit Card companies and other big businesses from profiteering by charging excessive 'late payment' and other fees. Loan Sharks need to be prevented from charging 742% interest on 'pay day loans' that leave consumers worse off.