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Portal plan to check tradies' credentials

The NSW government is proposing a website for consumers to check if tradies have been given any penalty notices or prosecutions.

Ban on commissions paid to brokers under overhaul of consumer laws

MORTGAGE brokers would be banned from receiving monthly commissions from banks which can go on for ­decades and earn them thousands of dollars,...

Women warned of shonky cosmetic procedures in new government advertising blitz

PEOPLE are being warned not to fall prey to botched beauty treatments as part of a hard-hitting new advertising blitz.

Company fined

A company in Sydney's northwest and its director have been fined after a worker's hand was crushed while cleaning machinery.

Stage 2 rebuild begins at Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital

Big changes are happening at Hornsby Hospital! 

NSW funeral services complaints spike

Complaints about funeral planning services are at unprecedented levels, NSW Fair Trading numbers suggest.

Minister Kean speaks to ABC Newcastle

Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean speaks to ABC Newcastle about the loose fill asbestos program.

Car dealer who defrauded Larry Emdur and other victims jailed for three years

A shonky car dealer who traded without a licence and withheld more than a million dollars from his customers will spend up to three years in jail...

Dodgy Sydney car dealer sentenced to jail

A NSW minister has praised the sentencing of a dodgy car dealer to at 20 months in prison, saying it should serve as a warning.

Cool change for Asquith Boys High School

Hot summer days for studnets of Asquith Boys High School will be easier to bear thanks to the installation of a 'Big Ass' Fan in the school hall...

Virtual reality experience for quad bikes to help improve safety | Video

A virtual reality training experience which simulates a quad bike accident was unveiled on Tuesday.

Hashmi eyeliner warning

A public warning has been issued about the imported Hashmi Eyeliner after three children became sick.