Local Tasmanian news
LOOKING FOR LOVE? READ THE FINE PRINT
February 07, 2016
In the lead up to Valentine’s Day, NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers to check the fine print when signing up for introduction agency services...
TEN MILLERS POINT PROPERTIES ON THE MARKET
January 28, 2016
Government Property NSW, on behalf of the Department of Family and Community Services, has announced plans for the sale of 10 more properties in Millers Point.
Millers Point has...
WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER FINED AND ORDERED TO PAY COMP
January 02, 2016
A Newcastle wedding photographer who took money from brides and their families and either failed to turn up to weddings or deliver photography packages has been ordered to pay $14,...
STRONG SALES TO BOOST SYDNEYâ€™S HOUSING SUPP
November 08, 2015
CEO of Government Property NSW, Brett Newman, today announced the sale of vacant residential development sites on Sydney’s North Shore with the potential to deliver around 10...
TRAVELLING CONMEN: DONâ€™T GET DUPED IN FAIR
November 05, 2015
They can be rogues with a brogue, blue-eyed bandits or charlatans charming the birds out of the trees, but invariably it’s the vulnerable, the elderly and the economically di...
SUSPECT MARKETERS AT LARGE IN SYDNEYâ€™S WEST
November 04, 2015
NSW Fair Trading and Legal Aid NSW today issued a warning to consumers in Sydney’s west to be on the lookout for door-to-door marketers selling training courses.
ACCC TAKES ACTION AGAINST INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
October 26, 2015
Following a joint investigation by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and NSW Fair Trading into the conduct of private colleges, the ACCC and the Commonwealth (on b...
FREE ADVICE FOR FIRST HOME BUYERS
October 25, 2015
Home buyers entering the property market for the first time will have access to free comprehensive and essential information when they visit the NSW Office of State Revenue’s...
BEWARE OF THE TRAVELLING CONMEN â€“ ORANGE/BA
October 19, 2015
NSW Fair Trading is warning businesses in Orange and Bathurst and surrounding areas to be wary of anyone offering tree lopping/felling services.
Fair Trading Commissioner Ro...
BEWARE THE MYSTERY PARTY MISERY THIS SUMMER
October 18, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning to the public about the risks associated with mystery parties, particularly on New Year’s Eve.
Mr Stowe ...
DONâ€™T GET DONE ON A USED CAR DEAL
October 11, 2015
NSW Fair Trading today launched a new online video with comprehensive tips on buying a used car from a private seller, including what to look for during an inspection and the...
Woollahra 2016 Citizenship Awards - Call for nomin
October 05, 2015
The Woollahra 2016 Citizenship Awards are now open for nomination, and will remain open until Friday 30 October. The awards aim to celebrate the broad array of individuals and grou...
YOUR FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON FREE RANGE EGGS
October 04, 2015
Commissioner for Fair Trading Rod Stowe today encouraged consumers and businesses to have their say on the labelling of free range eggs.
Mr Stowe welcomed the Regulation Imp...
GOVERNMENT SALES TO BOOST SYDNEYâ€™S HOUSING
September 30, 2015
CEO of Government Property NSW, Brett Newman, today announced plans for the sale of vacant Government land with the potential to deliver more than 100 dwellings on Sydney’s N...