NSW Fair Trading

Building defects complaint data 2018

Please provide a figure on how many complaints of alleged building defects have been received by the Department of Finance, Services & Innovation from January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018.

Public Warning – Do not deal with CDA Fencing Pty Ltd and Matthew Geoffrey Rixon

NSW Fair Trading Commissioner, Rose Webb, today issued a public warning advising consumers not to deal with CDA Fencing Pty Ltd and Matthew Geoffrey Rixon – or his suspected aliases “Matthew Douglas” and “Matt Douglas”.

Unlicensed motor dealer from Warwick Farm convicted of odometer tampering

A Warwick Farm man has been fined more than $15,000 after he pleaded guilty in Parramatta Local Court last week to unlicensed motor dealing and odometer tampering.

Help and advice for first time young workers

Young people entering the workforce for the first time in 2019 are being given access to free help and advice for workplace challenges.

Industry leaders are finally off the Complaints Register

NSW Fair Trading has published the December Complaints Register with noticeably fewer traders from the real estate and electronics industry appearing this month.

Disqualified Western Sydney motor dealer convicted of licencing offences

A western Sydney man has this week been sentenced to a 12-month Intensive Correction Order, 300 hours community service and $2,750 in fines and professional costs, for carrying on a motor dealer business without a licence and for carrying on a motor dealer business when disqu

Real estate agent ordered to pay $93,000 over deposit refund fraud

A former real estate agent who fraudulently withheld a $90,000 property deposit has been sentenced to a 12-month Intensive Corrections Order, with 200 hours community service, and has been ordered to pay $93,000 in compensation.

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.

Scone real estate agent faces two years imprisonment over trust account fraud

A former Scone real estate agent who misused $593,000 that was held in trust has been sentenced to two years imprisonment to be served by way of an Intensive Correction Order.

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.


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