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GOVERNMENT CONSULTING ON REFORMS TO EMPOWER CONSUMERS AND SMALL BUSINESSES
07 August 2018

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
04 August 2018

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
03 August 2018

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
03 August 2018

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
01 August 2018

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
31 July 2018

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
27 July 2018

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
25 July 2018

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
24 July 2018

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

INNER WEST REAL ESTATE AGENT CONVICTED OVER STEALING RENTAL BONDS
24 July 2018

A real estate agent in Sydney’s Inner West has pleaded guilty to dishonestly claiming more than $210,000 from the NSW Rental Bond Board.

WARNING OVER LEAD IN HASHMI EYELINER
24 July 2018

A public warning has been issued about an imported cosmetic eye liner, which has dangerous levels of lead and may have caused three children to...

SOUTH-WEST SYDNEY COMPANY FINED $200,000  AFTER DRIVER SERIOUSLY INJURED
23 July 2018

A Villawood-based stonework importing company has been fined $200,000 after a sub-contractor was partially crushed and left with permanent...

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