Local Tasmanian news
UNLICENSED BUILDING A JOLLY ROTTEN BUSINESS
September 11, 2015
NSW Fair Trading has successfully prosecuted a Breakfast Point father and son who between them breached home building and consumer protection laws by operating a business offering ...
Major Changes to new motor industry laws
September 07, 2015
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today commended the Institute of Automotive and Mechanical Engineers (IAME) for their continuing work with government to strengthen indust...
TIES STRENGTHENED TO TROUNCE DISCRIMINATION
August 31, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe and President of the Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW, Stepan Kerkyasharian AO, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to de...
FAKERS SEEK FEES FOR COMPUTER FIX
August 30, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers across the state about scammers targeting consumers with threats of impending computer failure and seeking payment in e...
Beware the Travelling Conmen- Bitumen Bandits
August 17, 2015
NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers and businesses in northern NSW to be wary of anyone offering cheap bitumen work.
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said the agency ha...
Motor Dealer shake up
August 06, 2015
Fair Trading inspectors are working with the Motor Traders’ Association (MTA) to educate the industry about the state’s new laws.
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe s...
WARNING ON PROPERTY SPRUIKERS
July 29, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning promoters of property investment schemes to operate legally or face sanctions.
Australian Consumer Law regulators from a...
LIFE NOT ALL CRUISY ON THE HIGH SEAS
July 26, 2015
Cruises are often pitched as an idyllic ocean getaway though they can run into troubled waters when things don’t always go to plan.
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod...
FAKE FINANCE DEPARTMENT OFFERING MONEY
July 22, 2015
The NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation is warning the public to hang up on scam callers offering money and seeking personal details.
Acting Secretary Anthon...
TRADERS PENALISED FOR UNLICENCED WORK
July 12, 2015
Two traders have recently received penalties of up to $8000 in the Parramatta Local Court for conducting work they were not licensed or suitably qualified to do.
On June 12...
ELECTRICAL SAFETY RECALL
June 28, 2015
ELECTRICAL SAFETY RECALL
Woolworths Supermarkets and BIG W take product safety very seriously and wishes to advise customers that they are recalling
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TRAVELLING CONMEN - NSW NORTH COAST
June 16, 2015
NSW Fair Trading is warning businesses in Grafton and northern NSW to be wary of anyone offering cheap bitumen work.
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said the agency had today...
NATIONAL STANDARD FOR EGG LABELLING
June 12, 2015
State and federal ministers have agreed to adopt a recommendation by the NSW Government to develop a national information standard on egg labelling, NSW Minister for Innovation ...