Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation

Tweed real estate agents fined $55,000 for underquoting and licensing breaches

A recent NSW Fair Trading investigation has seen 34 fines totalling $55,000 issued to 16 real estate agents in the Tweed Heads region, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

Rixon arrested in Queensland

Unlicensed building contractor Matthew Geoffrey Rixon has been arrested on the Gold Coast and is being extradited to NSW.

Unlucky in love: consumers warned over slick scammer this Valentine's Day

Lonely hearts are being warned to carefully check the terms and conditions of dating apps to avoid being stung by slick scammers this Valentine’s Day.

Bergin report into RSL fundraising

The NSW Government has today released the report of former NSW Supreme Court Judge Patricia Bergin into the fundraising activities of RSL NSW, RSL Welfare and Benevolent Institution and RSL LifeCare.

Fair Trading bowser blitz ensures drivers get fair go at servo

NSW Fair Trading has cracked down on servos across the state to ensure drivers get the best bang for their buck at the bowser, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

North Sydney company fined over Strathfield man's workplace fatality

A North Sydney company has been fined $240,000 after a boilermaker died following an incident at a Botany industrial site, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said.

Fair Trading crackdown: real estate agents fail inspection in Sydney's west

A targeted audit of 24 real estate premises in Sydney’s west has found more than 75 per cent are failing to comply with NSW Fair Trading legislation, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

Consumers warned: do not deal with Matthew Rixon

Consumers should not deal with unlicensed building contractor Matthew Rixon who’s been permanently banned from working in the home building industry, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

Fighting fit consumers cautioned over New Year's gym memberships

Flocks of New Year’s fitness fiends have prompted a reminder from NSW Fair Trading to know your consumer rights and always read the fine print before joining a gym.

Christmas naughty list revealed in latest Complaints Register

The Christmas retailers’ naughty list has been revealed in the latest NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean said today.

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