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

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

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

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

GOVERNMENT CONSULTING ON REFORMS TO EMPOWER CONSUMERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES

Brokers and other traders across a range of industries would have to declare paid commissions as part of major proposed reforms aimed at putting...

BEAUTY AND COSMETICS CONSUMER RIGHTS GIVEN FAIR TRADING FACELIFT

The increasing popularity of cosmetic services as well as recent complaints to Fair Trading about poor quality beauticians has prompted a new Fair...

FURTHER FUNDS TO SUPPORT HOLBROOK HOMEOWNERS AFFECTED BY LOOSE-FILL ASBESTOS

Holbrook homeowners affected by loose-fill asbestos insulation will be better off thanks to the latest funding boost of more than $26,000 from the...

RYDALMERE COMPANY CHARGED AFTER WORKER’S FINGERS SEVERED

A Rydalmere company and its director have been fined $67,500 after a worker’s hand was crushed while cleaning machinery.

CONSUMER RIGHTS EXTEND TO THE GRAVE

Grieving families are increasingly being taken advantage of when planning a funeral, with the number of complaints to NSW Fair Trading jumping to...

ELECTRONICS RETAILERS SLAMMED ON COMPLAINTS REGISTER

Mobile phone and electronics retailers have been given a big thumbs down from consumers, claiming the top four spots on the latest NSW Fair...

MOTOR DEALER SENTENCED TO THREE YEARS JAIL

An unlicensed motor dealer has been sentenced to three years jail, with a twenty-month non-parole period, for trading without a motor dealers...

WESTERN SYDNEY BUSINESSMAN FINED AFTER WORKER’S FATAL FALL

An Auburn businessman has been fined after a 58 year old man died when he fell from a ladder while installing security cameras.

QUAD BIKE SAFETY GETS (VIRTUAL) REALITY CHECK

Farmers will now be able to experience quad bike safety on a whole new level, with the NSW Government today unveiling an innovative virtual...

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