NSW Fair Trading

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.

Real estate agent convicted of trust fund fraud

A former Greater Western Sydney real estate agent who used client funds held in trust for a property she sold has received a suspended jail term, Fair Trading Commissioner Rose Webb said.

Harvey Norman tops January complaints list

NSW Fair Trading has published the first Complaints Register of 2018 today, with the January data showing Harvey Norman with 39 complaints and ticket resellers and serial offenders, Viagogo in second with 35. 

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