New program to reduce remote community rip-offs


A new campaign is being launched today to help people living in remote communities get what they pay for. With limited choice at the petrol pump and the local store, it’s often hard to tell how much you should be paying for goods, especially when you’re told the high cost is caused by your remote location. Australia’s National Measurement Institute is targeting 500 locations in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around Australia with an education campaign about just how much these goods should really cost.

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