Three quarters of Australians unaware of new legislation to change the way credit lenders grant credit

Posted on Mar 11 2014 by

On introduction of comprehensive credit reporting, Experian research shows consumers require education to help them understand their credit profile 12 March 2014, Sydney, Australia — Three quarters of consumers (74 per cent) are not aware of changes to the Privacy Amendment Act which comes into effect today, according to research released today by Experian, the […]

Experian removes major comprehensive credit reporting compliance burden for credit providers

Posted on Dec 11 2013 by

First tool of its kind in Australia streamlines the administration of consumer correction requests following introduction of Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 Sydney, Australia, December 2013 — Experian, the global information services company, today announced the launch of its Corrections Exchange, aimed at simplifying the corrections process after the introduction of comprehensive credit […]

Experian launches fraud bureau in Australia to increase fraud prevention by 30%

Posted on Nov 26 2013 by

Sydney, Australia, 27 November 2013 – Experian, the global information services company, today launched its Australian Fraud Bureau to provide credit providers with a robust approach to combating fraud at the point of application. Experian’s Fraud Bureau facilitates data sharing among credit providers to identify data inconsistencies, patterns and trends at the point of application […]

The Top 10 Australian Retail Websites

Posted on Nov 19 2013 by

Article features in RagTrader November, 2013 As retailers gear up for the Christmas rush many are wondering how they can maximise their profits during the season. Experian analysed data to compare the performance of both international and Australian etailers and determine the year-on-year trends. Overall the statistics actually paint a bright future for Australian retailers. […]

Experian launches intuitive cross-channel marketing platform

Posted on Jul 17 2013 by

New platform responds to demand for real-time customer data and helps to address market misconceptions. Sydney, Australia, 17 July, 2013 – Only 14 per cent of marketers truly understand cross-channel marketing, despite 42 per cent who say they plan to increase their investment in cross-channel technology in the next 12 months, according to research released […]

Australia’s population grows by 8% in five years, but Sydney is running out of room to expand

Posted on Jul 04 2013 by

Launch of Experian Mosaic reveals new demographic profiles in Australia Sydney, Australia, 3 July, 2013 – Seven of the top 10 fastest growing suburbs in Australia by population are found in Victoria, according to new data released today by Experian, the global information services company. In contrast, New South Wales (NSW) has recorded the largest […]

Experian partnership with eyeota brings largest set of customer data profiles to advertisers

Posted on Jun 10 2013 by

Sydney, Australia, 11 June, 2013 – Marketing and analytics provider Experian has today announced a partnership deal with customer data targeting company, eyeota, creating one of Australia’s most comprehensive portfolios blending online and offline audience data. By combining Experian’s Mosaic geo-demographic information with online data in eyeota’s consumer data marketplace, marketers have access to the […]

Australians’ news and media consumption is 51 per cent higher

Posted on Apr 10 2013 by

New Experian Hitwise data shows that consumption of the news has seen a steady increase on mobile devices over traditional online channels from September 2012 to March 2013. The share of visits in March to News and Media sites on mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, is 51 per cent higher than that of the […]

Fraudulent Emails Claiming to be From Experian

Posted on Mar 17 2013 by

March 14th, 2013: Experian is aware of a recently-launched scam in which fraudulent emails are claiming to be from “Experian” ( This email is in no way associated with Experian. DO NOT OPEN THIS EMAIL OR ITS ATTACHMENT. DELETE IT IMMEDIATELY. The email is a very convincing replica of an Experian alert. A critical difference […]

Experian launches consumer credit bureau in Australia

Posted on Feb 27 2013 by

Sydney, Australia, 28 February – Experian, the global information services company, today launched its consumer credit bureau providing consumer credit reports to financial institutions, telecommunication and utility providers in Australia. The bureau’s launch will increase competition within the Australian market, by providing credit providers with greater bureau choice, and improved transparency for businesses and consumers […]