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DENILIQUIN COMPANY FINED $300K OVER WORKER DEATH
18 September 2018

A Deniliquin-based tyre and wheel fitting company has been fined $300,000 after a 49 year old worker was killed when changing a wheel on an...

NSW’S MOST VULNERABLE WORKERS GIVEN MORE SUPPORT
12 September 2018

The State’s most at-risk workers are the focus of a new strategy launched today by the NSW Government.

COMPANY FINED OVER WORKER’S AMPUTATED FINGERS
31 August 2018

A Western Sydney company has been fined more than $110,000 after a 20 year old worker’s hand was crushed by a hydraulic brake press.

CONSUMER COMPLAINTS ELECTRIFY IN JULY
29 August 2018

Electronic gadget retailers have dominated the July NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register, with a total of nine electronic companies featuring on...

LAST CHANCE FOR LOOSE-FILL ASBESTOS TESTING IN GREATER NEWCASTLE
28 August 2018

Homeowners in Greater Newcastle have until 31 August 2018 to register for free testing for loose-fill asbestos insulation.

PAYMENT LAWS GIVE SECURITY TO SUBBIES
24 August 2018

Sub-contractors would be better protected from late payments and insolvencies under NSW Government reforms being released for community feedback...

WOLLONGONG COMPANY FINED $375,000 OVER FATAL INCIDENT AT JASPERS BRUSH
17 August 2018

A Wollongong-based company has been fined $375,000 following a workplace incident where a 19 year old man was killed after being run over by a...

SHORT-TERM HOLIDAY LETTING POLICY GIVEN GREEN LIGHT
15 August 2018

Short-term holiday letting will have tougher but fairer regulation from 2019, after the NSW Parliament passed the Government’s plan for the...

TRADIES SET TO SAVE UNDER PROPOSED GOVERNMENT CROSS-BORDER LICENCE SCHEME
14 August 2018

Tradies and small businesses will save hundreds of dollars a year under a proposed NSW Government scheme allowing licence holders to work across...

BUILDING MINISTERS’ FORUM CALLS FOR MANDATORY PERMANENT LABELLING OF CLADDING PRODUCTS
11 August 2018

The NSW Government, along with the Commonwealth and other states and territories, has called for mandatory permanent labelling of cladding...

Everyone Can Play in Hornsby
08 August 2018

Member for Hornsby Matt Kean MP today said playspaces for everyone, young and old, and of all abilities, are a step closer with the release of new...

FAIR TRADING REFORMS SET TO DELIVER BIG BENEFITS FOR NSW CONSUMERS
08 August 2018

Consumers are set to save big on time and money, and have disputes with businesses resolved quicker, thanks to new Fair Trading powers.

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