Local Tasmanian news
SAFETY ALERT - USB STYLE CHARGERS
June 27, 2014
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is warning consumers about the potentially fatal
risk of using non-compliant USB style chargers following the recent death of a...
WARNING ON DANGEROUS GAS CABINET HEATERS
June 12, 2014
Following a fire at a Rose Bay unit last night, NewSouth Wales Fair Trading Commissioner
Rod Stowe and Fire & Rescue NSW Commissioner Greg Mullins today reissued a...
MISS UNIVERSE - AUSTRALIA 2014
June 11, 2014
Ms Tegan Martin was crowned Miss Universe Australia at a ceremony at the Melbourneâ€™s
Sofitel hotel last week. The Spectator Groupâ€™s John Pond and San...
BOGUS BUDDHISTS ARE BACK
June 05, 2014
Fake Buddhist monks are back in town and Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is
warning Sydneysiders to avoid giving them money.
PARENT ALERT: BEWARE OF BUTTON BATTERIES
June 02, 2014
Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe is reminding parents of the dangers coin-sized
lithium button batteries pose to young children.
BANK REFUND SCAMMERS TARGET TAMWORTH SENIORS
May 28, 2014
NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rod Stowe today issued a warning to Tamworth consumers,
especially seniors, to hang up on scam callers claiming to be from the Austra...
WARNING ON AVANCO DC SOLAR ISOLATORS
May 19, 2014
Acting NSW Fair Trading Commissioner Rob Vellar today advised NSW consumers and
traders of the recall of Avanco brand DC Solar Isolators, initiated by the Electric...
PADDYâ€™S MARKETS TRADER PROSECUTED
May 12, 2014
A Paddyâ€™s Markets trader has been prosecuted by NSWFair Trading for selling counterfeit
Michael Lam, of Strathfield ...
Aurelio Costarella S/S 14/15
May 09, 2014
Aurelio Costarella's 'SOLAIRE' collection embodied sensuality, pulchritude and impeccable
glamour. Costarella drew inspiration from American phot...
UNLICENSED BUILDER FINED MORE THAN $40,000
May 09, 2014
A Greenacre man has been ordered to pay more than $40,000 fines and costs for carrying
out home renovations without a licence and breaches of home building legisla...