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PAYMENT LAWS GIVE SECURITY TO SUBBIES

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

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

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

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

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...

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