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NSW proposes changes to fair trading laws
08 August 2018

The NSW government will introduce new laws that will give the Fair Trading Commissioner the power to force businesses to repair, replace or refund...

New powers for Fair Trading
08 August 2018

Disgruntled customers will soon have their complaints dealt with by the NSW Fair Trading rather than the tribunal.

New powers for NSW Fair Trading Commissioner to resolve small claims
08 August 2018

Instead of going through a months-long tribunal process, consumers who cannot resolve complaints about items worth less than $3000 will soon be...

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...

Virtual training for Quad bikes
07 August 2018

SafeWork NSW has launched a virtual reality training program designed to highlight risks around using quad bikes on the farm.

Portal plan to check tradies' credentials
06 August 2018

The NSW government is proposing a website for consumers to check if tradies have been given any penalty notices or prosecutions.

Ban on commissions paid to brokers under overhaul of consumer laws
05 August 2018

MORTGAGE brokers would be banned from receiving monthly commissions from banks which can go on for ­decades and earn them thousands of dollars,...

Women warned of shonky cosmetic procedures in new government advertising blitz
04 August 2018

PEOPLE are being warned not to fall prey to botched beauty treatments as part of a hard-hitting new advertising blitz.

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.

Company fined
03 August 2018

A company in Sydney's northwest and its director have been fined after a worker's hand was crushed while cleaning machinery.

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