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CENTRAL COAST COMPANY FINED AFTER WORKER INJURED IN FALL
23 April 2018

A Central Coast kitchen cabinet manufacturer has been fined after a Wyong man was injured when he fell 4.5m from a cool room, Minister for Better...

HOME BUILDING REFORMS TO GIVE PROPERTY OWNERS GREATER PROTECTIONS AGAINST UNSAFE CLADDING
22 April 2018

Property owners whose buildings have unsafe cladding now have a greater opportunity to have rectification work paid for by the builder, Minister...

NSW Government doubling down on quad bike safety
20 April 2018

SafeWork NSW and the NSW Police are joining forces to help keep farmers as safe as possible at work on the farm, Minister for Better Regulation...

COMPANY FINED $80,000 AFTER WORKER INJURED IN BUILDING SITE FALL
06 April 2018

A Macquarie Park civil engineering company has been fined $80,000 after a worker suffered head, spinal and chest injuries when he fell more than...

THE GIFT CARD THAT KEEPS ON GIVING
31 March 2018

Consumers can now enjoy extended expiry dates on gift cards thanks to NSW Government reforms set to kick in this weekend, Minister for Better...

BANKSTOWN BUILDER FINED $405,000 OVER APPRENTICE FATALITY
28 March 2018

A Bankstown building contractor has been fined $405,000 after a 19-year-old apprentice tragically died after being injured at work, Minister for...

Northern Beaches Real Estate Agents find after Fair Trading inspections
28 March 2018

Real estate agents on Sydney’s Northern Beaches have been fined more than $25,000 after a Fair Trading compliance blitz, Minister for Better...

Consumer complaints provide top tips for tech buyers
27 March 2018

The latest monthly NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register has been released, with 27 companies in the spotlight after receiving a total of 495...

Bags of family fun to be had as Easter Show rides into Sydney
23 March 2018

NSW Fair Trading has confirmed there’s bags of family fun to be had at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show after declaring all 368 showbags are...

COMPLAINTS MANAGEMENT GETS BIG THUMBS UP ON WORLD CONSUMER RIGHTS DAY
19 March 2018

Proper complaints management can provide a major financial boost for NSW businesses according to a new report released today, Minister for Better...

Western Sydney company fined after man crushed in workplace incident
14 March 2018

A Yennora company and its director have been fined $87,500 after a worker was crushed by quartz slabs, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean...

Child window safety locks now mandatory in NSW
13 March 2018

Laws designed to enhance child safety come into force across NSW today, with window locks now mandatory on strata buildings, Minister for Better...

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