Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation

Biggest overhaul of building laws in NSW history

New home owners in NSW will be better protected after the NSW Government announced strong plans to improve the building and construction industry.

Slip, slop, slap for sun safety this summer

With a heatwave expected around the State this week, business owners are being reminded to prepare their outdoor workers for extreme heat and protect against sun exposure.

Domestic violence laws commence soon

Tenants trapped in violent relationships will be protected by new renting reforms, which come into effect on 28 February 2019.

Sydney company fined after worker's hand mangled

A Marrickville baking products manufacturing company has been fined more than $150,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries when her hand became

No joy for dodgy toys this Christmas

A Peppa Pig chainsaw, a Pikachu wand and an archery set are some of the dangerous toys that have failed Fair Trading’s 2018 Christmas toy compliance blitz.

Fairer gift card terms this holiday season

This is the first year Christmas shoppers will benefit from minimum three year expiry dates on gift cards, after the NSW Government’s nation-leading reforms commenced in March.

Operation Sleigh Ride shines light on Christmas Safety

More than 3,100 decorations and lights have been inspected in Fair Trading’s annual Christmas safety compliance blitz.

Central Coast chemical producer fined over worker’s burns

A Central Coast chemical manufacturing company has been fined more than $48,000 after a 28-year-old man suffered first and second degree burns in a hazardous chemical spill.

Retirement Village Ambassador hits the road

Kathryn Greiner AO has been announced as the NSW Retirement Village Ambassador, taking on the important role to speak to and advocate for residents across the State.

'Tis the season to be jolly careful with tickets

New ticket scalping laws will protect consumers for the first time this Christmas, but shoppers should still remain vigilant so they aren’t ripped off by scammers.

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