NSW Fair Trading

Red tape cut for NSW charities

A new agreement that reduces the administrative burden on registered charities has been signed by NSW Fair Trading and the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Consumer complaints electrify in July

Electronic gadget retailers have dominated the July NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register, with a total of nine electronic companies featuring on the monthly list.

Kogan and Samsung took out the top two spots, with 42 and 33 complaints, followed by Harvey Norman with 31.

Proposed ban on the use of certain types of aluminium composite panels

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner, Rose Webb, has today given notice of her intention to impose a building product use ban under the Building Products (Safety) Act 2017.

Public Warning – do not deal with Allan James Piggott

Consumers are warned not to deal with Allan James Piggott, also known as Allan Chisel.

Western Sydney Motor Dealer fined

A Motor Dealer in the Western Sydney suburb of Villawood has been ordered to pay more than $8,500 in the Parramatta Local Court for making false or misleading representations.

Public Warning – do not deal with Nader Soliman

Consumers are being warned not to deal with Nader Soliman, an unlicensed motor dealer who continues to trade despite being disqualified.

Public Warning – do not deal with Jack Younes

Consumers are being warned not to deal with unlicensed contractor Jack Younes, who was recently convicted and fined $75,000 over home building and consumer law offences. 

Health and safety warning for gas heater users

NSW Health and Fair Trading are urging people who use gas heaters to warm their homes and workplaces this winter to be aware of the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Warning sees spike in complaints for Android Enjoyed

A recently renewed warning against gadget store Android Enjoyed has seen a spike in complaints with the company again topping the NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register.

Complaints Register guideline review: Survey now open

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner, Rose Webb is encouraging industry stakeholders, businesses and members of the community to participate in an online survey to improve the guidelines for NSW Fair Trading’s consumer Complaints Register.

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