NSW Fair Trading

Operation Greenacre uncovers non-compliance within Southwest Sydney motor businesses

Operation Greenacre, a blitz on car dealers, repairers and recyclers in Sydney’s southwest has resulted in 83 penalty notices being issued to licensees, totalling over $50,000.

Liverpool real estate agent convicted of trust account fraud

A Liverpool real estate agent has been prosecuted after NSW Fair Trading found that he fraudulently transferred trust money into his own personal account.

Don’t spoil Mother’s Day while spoiling your Mum

NSW Fair Trading is reminding consumers to think about the gifts they purchase this Mother’s Day, both online and instore with a last-minute rush expected on purchases for the big day this Sunday.         

Consumers drive up complaints against car rental company in March

Results from the March NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register have revealed that consumers have been driving up complaints against a vehicle rentals company.

Unlicensed contractor fined $67,000 for breaking home building and consumer laws

A western Sydney man has been fined $67,000 after being found guilty of accepting multiple payments from consumers while unlicensed and then performing unfinished and defective residential work.

Northern Beaches carpenter convicted of repeat offences under Home Building Act

NSW Fair Trading has successfully prosecuted a Northern Beaches repeat offender for multiple breaches of home building laws.

Fair Trading shines a light on electrical workers in building sector

‘Operation Switch’, an investigation led by NSW Fair Trading officers, identified high levels of compliance across businesses within the NSW residential building sector.

Cabramatta property manager convicted of fraud

NSW Fair Trading has successfully prosecuted a property manager from a Cabramatta real estate business, who was convicted for fraudulently converting $19K of rental bonds into her personal account.

Fair Trading says ‘no bad eggs in Easter Showbags’

Fair Trading inspectors have found no dangerous items in the 358 types of showbags that will go on sale at this year’s Sydney Royal Easter Show.

Fair Trading warns the public about four open flued gas heaters

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner, Rose Webb is warning the public about four open flued gas log space heaters after they failed safety testing. The warning applies to:


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