Galaxy Research

Type: Company
Name: Galaxy Research
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Some ATMs could charge up to FIVE DOLLARS for withdrawing cash

| Updated: 17:57 EST, 20 July 2014Some ATMs could be charging consumers up to a whopping $5 in withdrawal fees a study has found.Nearly 27,000 ATMs throughout Australia were part of a confidential study by Payments Consulting Network, which found some ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

ATM fee-for-all: $5 to withdraw cash

Source: News Corp Australia CONSUMERS are being slugged $5 to withdraw cash and $3.50 to check their balance in the great ATM fee-for-all. Incredibly, these might not even be the biggest charges. Other data indicates fees of as much as $10 are being ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reforms no cap to ATM fees

Despite the Reserve Bank’s "direct charge" reforms of 2009, designed to rein in ATM fees, consumers are still paying more than $500,000 in fees each year.And eight of the country’s 14 ATM operators have increased their charges, says comparator website ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Customers hit with ATM fee-ding frenzy

REFORMS meant to cut the cost of using a cash machine have failed, exposing consumers to a fee-ding frenzy. Five years after the Reserve Bank of Australia imposed a “direct charge” model it said would “lower the cost of ATM services” the majority of ATM ... [Published Perth Now - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why there's no such thing as a holiday any more

RIP holidays, we remember you fondly.We remember how we used to walk out of the office on a Friday afternoon knowing that we wouldn’t have to worry about work for two glorious weeks.Somewhere along the line it came to be expected that we would take phone ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Opportunity Missed to Set Baby on Path to Healthy Adult Life

Opportunity missed to set baby  on path to healthy adult lifeAustralian mums are missing a golden opportunity to provide their youngsters with the nutritional foundations for a healthy adult life due to a lack of awareness and advice.A new nationwide ... [Published Medianet - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Customers let Origin know about about their bill woes

Energy retailer talks to their customers in Wagga.Origin's public relations push in the city has given an unhappy customer an outlet to vent his frustration.And the energy retailer was only too happy to listen.Forest Hill man Warren Eade made his way ... [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Australia: Gen X leads the way in life insurance

Australians are taking a keener interest in life insurance, with Generation X (those aged 35 to 49) leading the way, according to the second annua TAL Australian Financial Protection Index.The Index indicates there has been a “big jump” in the protection ... [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Childcare costs biggest obstacle

Source: Supplied THE cost of childcare is the biggest obstacle for West Australian parents, according to The Sunday Times’ WA Speaks survey. Nearly a third of respondents with children said fees at centres were too high.The survey, conducted by Galaxy ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Attack by stranger our biggest fear

Being assaulted by a stranger is one of the biggest fears for West Australians. File picture. Source: News LimitedBEING bashed by a stranger is the biggest fear of West Australians, according to a survey conducted for The Sunday Times .The survey showed ... [Published Herald Sun - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Antibiotics won't cure colds or flu

Nearly two in three Australians wrongly believe antibiotics work for colds and flu, prompting warnings the common misconception may be contributing to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.Research by NPS MedicineWise released on Tuesday reveals ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

New mums eager to make bundle off baby plan

PM Tony Abbott defends the government's proposed paid parental leave scheme, saying it is an important social and economic reform.A BABY boom could see more than half a million children born next year as mums delay their pregnancies to take advantage ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jun 21 2014]

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"ATM fees are way out of proportion to the cost of providing the service, especially charging consumers for simply checking their bank balance" Mr Levey said
...reforms brought in by the Reserve Bank in 2009 are a failure, with no regulatory control and no market forces to keep a lid on the fees," she says. "More reform is needed to keep ATM usage costs fair for everyone."
"It is up to the medical profession to be part of this solution. "

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Some ATMs could charge up to FIVE DOLLARS for w... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 20 2014]
ATM fee-for-all: $5 to withdraw cash [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 20 2014]
ATM fee-for-all: $5 to withdraw cash [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 20 2014]
Reforms no cap to ATM fees [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 19 2014]
Time to go back to the polls? News Corp is not ... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 17 2014]
ING DIRECT says no to ATM fees [Published Medianet - Jul 14 2014]
Customers hit by ATM fee-ding frenzy [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 13 2014]
Customers hit with ATM fee-ding frenzy [Published Perth Now - Jul 13 2014]
Why there's no such thing as a holiday any more [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 03 2014]
Opportunity Missed to Set Baby on Path to Healt... [Published Medianet - Jul 02 2014]
Customers let Origin know about about their bil... [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Jun 26 2014]
Australia: Gen X leads the way in life insurance [Published Asian Insurance Directory - Jun 26 2014]
Childcare costs biggest obstacle [Published NEWS.com.au - Jun 25 2014]
Antibiotic use could have 'dire health conseque... [Published WorkplaceOHScomau - Jun 25 2014]
Attack by stranger our biggest fear [Published Herald Sun - Jun 24 2014]
Antibiotics won't cure colds or flu [Published Melbourne Age - Jun 23 2014]
Housing costs cripple more families [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jun 21 2014]
New mums eager to make bundle off baby plan [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jun 21 2014]
Gridlock drives fast-track plan [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jun 21 2014]
Chance for Origin customers to voice views on t... [Published Wagga Wagga Daily Advertiser - Jun 19 2014]
Voters turn on Abbott over fuel price [Published Herald Sun - Jun 14 2014]
South Australian election minus one week [Published The Poll Bludger - Mar 07 2014]
Six out of 10 Oz voters want Rudd to take ALP l... [Published Topnews.in - Sep 30 2011]
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South Australian election minus one week [Published The Poll Bludger - Mar 07 2014]
With exactly a week to go, two general matters to relate: • The Poll Bludger state election guide now comes equipped with a comprehensive review of the Legislative Council . • Jay Weatherill and Steven Marshall squared off for the Advertiser/Sky News ...
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