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If you would like to know more about the history of consumer protection and retailing in Australia and NSW, here is a list of books to help you.

  • A History of the Australian Consumer Movement, by the Consumers' Federation of Australia, Editor Fiona Marsden, ISBN 0 646 28667 6.
  • Basket, Bag and Trolley - A history of shopping in Australia, by Beverley Kingston,  ISBN    0 19 553510 3.
  • Consumer Power by the Federal Bureau of Consumer Affairs,  ISBN 0 644 29239 3.
  • Shopkeepers and Shoppers - A social history of retailing in NSW from 1788, by Frances Pollon, ISBN 0 959 6539 3 7.
  • 200 Years of Consumer Protection in New South Wales, for the NSW Department of Consumer Affairs (1987), by Jo-Anne Miley,  ISBN 0 7305 2791 3.
  • In the Consumer Interest - A selected history of consumer affairs in Australia 1945-2000, edited by Simon Smith, ISBN 0 646 40300 1.

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