Local Tasmanian news
ONLINE SPORTS BETTING WARNING
June 09, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers to be careful about investing in online sports betting schemes.
Mr Stowe said NSW Fair Trading had received a number ...
BARANGAROO NAMES ASSIGNED
June 03, 2015
Chair of the Geographical Names Board Des Mooney today announced five new names at Barangaroo.
Nawi Cove for a cove on the western shoreline of the suburb of Barangaroo, situated ...
May 26, 2015
Events across the state have been planned by NSW Fair Trading to mark Reconciliation Week running 27 May to 3 June 2015.
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said this...
SNUGGLE SAFELY THIS WINTER
May 12, 2015
As the weather cools down NSW Fair Trading is sharing winter safety tips to avoid accidents this winter.
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe said that people should al...
TOP LOADERS SPARK FIRE DANGER
April 28, 2015
NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers with Samsung brand top loader washing machines to be aware of possible fire danger following a recent house fire in Ryde.
NO GAIN IN TAKING THE DEMERIT PAIN
April 19, 2015
The NSW Commissioner for Fines Administration Tony Newbury is warning motorists about the penalties that apply for fraudulent claims in relation to demerit points for driving off...
STUDY YOUR RENTAL RIGHTS
April 14, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is encouraging students and young people to use Youth Week (10-19 April) as an opportunity to become...
MILLERS POINT PROPERTIES ANNOUNCED FOR SALE
April 13, 2015
CEO of Government Property NSW, Brett Newman, today announced plans for the sale of a further 12 properties at Millers Point.
The first three properties to hit the market will be...
STRATA SWINDLER IMPRISONED
April 10, 2015
The director of a strata company who defrauded his clients of over $67,000 has been sentenced to 12 months imprisonment by the Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday 8 April.
DONâ€™T BE A BUNNY WITH SAFETY
March 31, 2015
Before heading away for Easter holidays consumers are being encouraged to hop-to-it and return or discard any products that may have been recalled or deemed unsafe.
CONSUMERS TARGETED WITH BOGUS TAX REFUNDS
March 25, 2015
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning about phony callers claiming to offer tax refunds from NSW Fair Trading.
“Calls of this nature are ...
TRADER GUILTY ON 55 COUNTS
March 24, 2015
TRADER GUILTY ON 55 COUNTS
Trader Andrew Lee Pedzik, of Rooty Hill, was last week found guilty in the Parramatta Local Court with 55 offences proven against him....
UNLICENSED CONCRETER FINED
March 16, 2015
A Thirlmere concreter operating without the proper licence has been ordered to pay fines and compensation of almost $100,000.
Kevin Barry Rouland, 44, trading as Walrus ...
SENIORS GET INSPIRED
March 15, 2015
Seniors will get the opportunity to be inspired and get informed at NSW Seniors Week sessions planned by Fair Trading this week.
Sessions are on wide ranging topics includ...