Minister for Better Regulation & Innovation

Building reforms drive renewed confidence

The next tranche of reforms to the building and construction industry will soon be introduced to the NSW Parliament, following the release of an exposure draft of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019.

Have your say on the new rules supporting property industry reforms

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on key documents to support the implementation of Property Services Industry reforms. This includes a new set of qualification requirements, supporting regulations and enhanced Continuing Professional Development obligations.          

David Chandler OAM appointed NSW Building Commissioner

Home owners will be better protected following the appointment of building and construction expert David Chandler OAM as NSW Building Commissioner.

Greyhound racing welcomes new top dogs

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation Kevin Anderson today announced a revamped Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Board as the industry enters the next phase of its evolution ahead of next year’s statutory review of the Greyhound Racing Act 2017.

Making retirement village fees fairer for residents

The NSW Government is taking the next steps to deliver an election commitment to reform exit fee rules and charges for retirement village residents, their families and operators, with the release of the discussion paper for public consultation today.

New common-sense paintball laws in effect

New laws now in effect have changed how the sport of paintball is regulated in NSW by reclassifying paintball markers and removing them from firearms legislation administered by the NSW Police Force.

Fair Trading finds over 250 prohibited gas heaters in Sydney raids

NSW Fair Trading has uncovered over 250 dangerous gas heaters throughout Sydney, preventing the potentially life-threatening equipment from being sold this winter.

Statement on NSW Certifiers Insurance

The NSW Government has amended the Building Professionals Regulation to ensure that building certifiers can continue to operate.

Next Steps in Building Regulation Reforms

The NSW Government has taken the next step in reforming the building and construction industry by providing the first in-depth look at proposed legislation as part of the Building Stronger Foundations discussion paper. 

Emergency Assistance for Mascot Towers Residents

Residents whose homes in the Mascot Towers are unsafe to occupy will be able to access temporary residential accommodation assistance following a decision by the NSW Government to supply emergency financial support to the Mascot Towers Owners Corporation.

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