Local Tasmanian news
CONSUMERS DOGGED BY DODGY DEALS
May 22, 2016
NSW Fair Trading has received more than 20 complaints so far this year from consumers having significant and costly problems with dog breeders.
In some cases consumers have foun...
WARNING ON TRAVELLING CONMEN RIVERINA, ALBURY, DU
May 11, 2016
SW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers and businesses in the Riverina, Wagga Wagga, Albury and Dubbo regions to avoid dealing with itinerants offering to do ch...
10 MILLERS POINT PROPERTIES ON THE MARKET
May 09, 2016
Government Property NSW, on behalf of Family and Community Services, today announced the launch of a further 10 terrace properties for sale in Millers Point.
TOPPLING FURNITURE A DANGER TO YOUNG CHILDREN
April 27, 2016
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today warned consumers of the dangers associated with free standing furniture and household items placed atop furniture that can topple over...
TRAINING PROVIDERS ON NOTICE
April 22, 2016
Australian Consumer Law regulators including NSW Fair Trading have put the training industry on notice after a two year national compliance and education project targeting misleadi...
Interim ban on hoverboards
April 21, 2016
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is reminding the public about an interim ban on hoverboards, following reports of the fifth hoverboard related fire Fire and Rescue NSW has ...
BEWARE OF UNAPPROVED USB PHONE CHARGERS
April 13, 2016
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today announced the outcome of recent raids by the agency that netted thousands of unapproved and counterfeit products.
At one prem...
RETAILERS READY FOR EASTER
March 14, 2016
Shopping trollies around Australia are beginning to fill up with Easter goodies this week, according to the Australian Retailers Association (ARA), with under two weeks until the E...
UNIQUE MILLERS POINT PROPERTY ON THE MARKET
March 13, 2016
A unique Millers Point terrace comprising eight one-bedroom apartments has been listed for auction by Government Property NSW on behalf of the Department of Family and Community Se...
TICKETEK CHANGES ITS 'ONE-OFF' PROCESSING FEES
March 08, 2016
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe has welcomed the move by Ticketek to review its 'one-off' processing fees, following allegations of double-dipping for admission to a major art ...
Beware of Cassandra the Cleaning lady
February 26, 2016
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is urging the public not to deal with Cassandra Nicole Cooney also known as Cassandra Voros, who has traded and/or is trading as: