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NSW unveils tough new laws for shonky building certifiers

Laws strengthening the NSW government's powers to regulate building certifiers, including much larger penalties for dodgy ­operators, have passed...

NSW Fair Trading to get extra powers to crack down on dodgy builders and tradies to be paid quicker

TRADIES will be paid quicker and Fair Trading NSW will be given extra powers to crack down on dodgy builders under a shake-up of laws surrounding...

Unit dwellers to choose own electricity provider under new law

THOUSANDS living in strata units could have their power and internet bills reduced with the state government to ban developers from locking entire...

Charities to pocket $15 million in savings from paperwork relief

NSW charities will collectively save as much as $15 million over the next decade through new measures that will substantially reduce the paperwork...

‘You’ve got to be more careful’: Android Enjoyed ordered not to mislead customers

Online electronic goods retailer Android Enjoyed and its parent company are now restrained from misleading customers, in a win for NSW consumers...

Online shopping warning

Hunter-based Hunterstone Australia has been scrutinised by the NSW Fair Trading for failing to deliver ordered products to online customers and...

Licencing fees cut

Licencing fees will be slashed for 13 home building trades under a proposal made by the NSW Government.

Big boost for Hornsby Heights FC

"Homsby Heights is one of the biggest clubs in Homsby and will have the best possible facilities to ensure their number continue will grow" Matt...

Proposal to slash tradie licensing fees a pitch by NSW Government Photo Credit: Bidvine

THOUSANDS of tradies will save hundreds of dollars in licensing fees as the Berejiklian government makes a major play for the blue collar vote.

Options paper on building certifiers

The State Government has released an options paper which sets out ways to prevent conflicts of interest between building certifiers and developers...

Minister Kean speaks to ABC

Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation speaks to about an option paper for building certifiers with Rebecca De Unamuno and Robbie Buck on...

Lottery scheme option to prevent dodgy building certifications

Property developers could be made to find building certifiers through a lottery system where three are chosen at random, under a proposal aimed at...

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