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Shonkys 2019

The time has arrived! Here are the lemon products and services that truly soured the lives of embattled Aussie consumers in 2019. View the Hall of Shame.

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Join us on Twitter or Instagram at 10am to view the Shonky Awards presentation live from CHOICE HQ (videos will also be available after the event).

Edit: Here are is the presentation videos (you do not need to join Twitter to view)

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Brendan,

Only 6 awards?

Surely Choice can find at least 10 deserving rogues?.

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Unfortunately, there are far too many Shonky operators for us to cover in detail. However, hopefully we’ve highlighted some worthy offenders :lemon:

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The Shonkys winners are really getting some well deserved publicity over at Choice even before the evening news.

https://twitter.com/choiceaustralia

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Here are some behind the scenes shots of the Shonkys today:

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I’m glad that pet insurance was exposed as a ripoff. I looked into it when I got Toby (my previous kitty, Tom, was a sickly kid and I could not get insurance for him at all) but the cost vs benefit told me it just wasnt worth it. Paying out of pocket is much cheaper.

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@AlanKirkland shares the lighter side of a serious business - Shonky Awards season:

https://www.choice.com.au/about-us/from-our-ceo/2019/shonky-season

Plus, check out the latest episode of The Skeptic Zone podcast for a special feature on the Shonkys:

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