Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation

NSW Government pursuing better regulatory outcomes for the community

The NSW Government remains focused on having the best regulatory framework in the nation as the Greiner Review’s draft report was released this week.

CeBIT Australia opens in Sydney, Australia's technology capital

The eyes of the world’s technology professionals will be on Sydney’s Darling Harbour today with the launch of CeBIT Australia 2017, the Asia Pacific’s largest business technology event.

Israel calling for NSW's brightest startups

A career-igniting trip to the world’s innovation capital lies in wait for up to 10 exciting fintech and cyber security startups as part of a joint NSW Government/Austrade program.

Businesses urged to make Safety Promise to build better workplaces

Businesses can now make a Safety Promise to help improve the health and safety of their workers, Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean announced today.

Inquiry launched into RSL charities over alleged financial misconduct

An inquiry under the Charitable Fundraising Act will investigate the RSL's fundraising activities following allegations of financial misconduct, Minister Matt Kean announced today.

New quad bike campaign aims to drive down death toll

A confronting new advertising campaign aimed at reducing the number of people killed or injured in quad bike accidents will begin airing across regional NSW this week.

Hornsby locals to get My Place advice at their place

NSW Fair Trading’s My Place roadshow will help educate local consumers, traders, licensees, landlords, and residents when the program visits Hornsby next week.

Funding boost for loose-fill asbestos homes in Holbrook

Holbrook residents will receive an extra $370,000 of funding to help remediate homes affected by loose-fill asbestos.

The NSW Government and Greater Hume Shire Council will contribute $222,000 to home-owners participating in the voluntary purchase and demolition program.

Window glass company fined $1 million for WHS breach

Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean has welcomed a District Court decision to fine a window glass company $1 million – the highest ever fine imposed in NSW under the Work Health and Safety Act.

Light-fingered agent jailed over $370,000 fraud

Former property manager Mark Anthony Kolodynski has been sentenced to 18-months in jail with a 12-month non-parole period for stealing more than $370,000 from real estate trust accounts.


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