Why We Need The “Right to Repair” Our Stuff

What do you do if your phone, tablet or laptop breaks? Have you ever tried to fix it yourself? Like most people – probably not. Companies these days are making it increasingly difficult for us to fix the everyday products we own. It’s led to a throw-away culture that’s not great for the planet, or our economy. “Right to Repair” is a movement that advocates for change that makes it easier for us to repair these things ourselves. To explain the significance of Right to Repair, expert in intellectual property and copyright law from Griffith University, Professor Leanne Wiseman joined the Thursday Daily

For details on the current Productivity Commission enquiry around right to repair, or to make a submission visit:  https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/repair#draft

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