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The IT pricing inquiry one year on: Aussies still paying more

It's been 12 months since the parliamentary inquiry into the so-called 'Australia Tax' delivered its findings -- but has anything changed?

By 29 July 2014

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IT pricing inquiry verdict: Australia is consistently ripped off

The IT pricing inquiry has found that "the price differences for IT products cannot be explained by the cost of doing business in Australia" and recommends the removal of geo-blocking restrictions.

By 29 July 2013

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No revelations in IT pricing inquiry hearing

The first public IT pricing inquiry hearing was held yesterday in Sydney.

By 31 July 2012

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PSA: IT pricing inquiry submissions close today

If you have some time to spare today, head over to the House of Representatives website and make a submission to the inquiry into IT pricing.

By 6 July 2012

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​Review recommends measures to reduce 'Australia Tax'

A government review into competition policy has suggested dropping parallel import restrictions and geoblocking limitations to give Australians access to cheaper prices.

By 23 September 2014

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Government's anti-piracy measures divide industry

Choice and iiNet say the paper won't address the problem, Foxtel calls it a "positive step" -- the Government's anti-piracy discussion paper has already divided the industry.

By 31 July 2014

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Australia to support geo-blocking as part of Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

Despite the recommendations of the IT pricing inquiry, Australia is supporting a proposal to prohibit the circumvention of "technological measures" such as geo-blocking.

By 14 November 2013

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Want Angry Birds Star Wars on PS4 or Xbox One? Prepare to get gouged

Activision is charging AU$52.95 for Angry Birds Star Wars on the PlayStation 4 — and AU$69.95 on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

By 26 November 2013

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US price comparison: Macs and iPads 2013

Australia always pays at least a little more for tech products. We break down the price difference between Australia and the US for the new iPads and Macs.

By 23 October 2013

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Canon cuts Australian camera prices

Good news for camera buyers: Canon Australia has readjusted prices on several products, bringing Australian pricing closer to overseas.

By 6 May 2013