NSW Fair Trading

Building reform surges ahead with new certifiers regulation

The NSW Government is continuing to deliver on its commitment to reforming the building and construction industry, with the release of the draft Building and Development Certifiers Regulation 2019.           

Unlicensed builder convicted and fined $70,000 following NSW Fair Trading prosecution

On 12 September 2019, the Parramatta Local Court convicted Mr Anthony Lee Francis and fined him a total of $70,000 for seven offences against the Home Building Act and two against the Australian Consumer Law.

13 real estate agents fined in Fair Trading compliance operation

NSW Fair Trading inspectors have uncovered 102 breaches of the law governing the sale and management of property, during a compliance operation in Sydney’s West.  

Sydney motor dealer sentenced to 12 months jail

A Concord car dealer has been sentenced to 12 months in prison and ordered to pay $246,000 in compensation to three clients, for two offences of fraudulent appropriation relating to money received from the sale of cars.

Don’t let dodgy electrical gifts make this Father’s Day a shocker

NSW Fair Trading has reported back on a two-week marketplace surveillance operation to ensure electrical and gas products being sold in NSW in the lead up to Father’s Day are safe and compliant.           

NSW Fair Trading Consumer Protection Unit discover dangerous kids toys and clothing

A NSW Fair Trading market surveillance operation has uncovered a range of children’s toys and sleepwear that are prohibited and potentially dangerous.

Fair Trading warns consumers not to deal with Gtek Solutions

NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers not to deal with telemarketing company Gtek Solutions Pty Ltd, trading as ‘Gtek Solutions’ based in Sydney’s CBD.        

Putting the consumer at the centre of the Tow Truck Industry

Feedback is being sought on NSW Government proposals to remake the Tow Truck Industry Regulation 2008, with public consultation opening today.

Consumers not entertained by Sydney event in June Complaints Register

A recent event held at a popular retail and entertainment venue in the inner-city of Sydney has received the largest number of complaints for June on the NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register.

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.

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