25 March 2020
Service NSW centres in metropolitan Sydney will operate on reduced hours from today due to the impacts of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis.
10 March 2020
A trial by the NSW Government shows it could just take a phone call and email to job candidates to begin driving gender equality in the workforce and help increase the number of senior leadership roles held by women.
21 January 2020
The NSW Government’s central data repository has hit a major milestone, with more than 10,000 data sets now available to the public.
10 February 2020
The former director of Guncom Pty Ltd, Ms Alice Gaye Gunning, was today convicted of four breaches of the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002 and will serve a 12-month intensive correction order in addition to fines totalling $1,150.
06 February 2020
Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson today announced that recruitment is underway for an expert team to deliver on the NSW government’s building reform agenda.
12 January 2020
Licensees in bushfire affected communities whose businesses were destroyed, damaged or are suffering financial hardship, will receive assistance from the NSW Government.
07 January 2020
At the request of the NSW Government, major telecommunications providers including Telstra, Optus and Vodafone have committed to providing unlimited access to emergency service websites for customers in bushfire-affected areas.
13 December 2019
February has long been celebrated as a month of romance and next year there are even more reasons why.
29 November 2019
The traditionally low registration of Aboriginal births in NSW is being addressed through a campaign by the NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages (BDM).
26 November 2019
SafeWork NSW inspectors will be visiting businesses in the transport, distribution and warehousing sectors across Sydney/Metropolitan area as part of Falls from Heights Advisory Program aimed at reducing injuries related to falls.
22 November 2019
After pleading guilty to two charges of fraudulently converting more than $3.6 million dollars, the founder of real estate company Unique Estates Australia Pty Ltd, Ms Nicolette Van Wijngaarden, was yesterday sentenced to three years and six months in prison by the District Court, with a non-parole period of one year and nine months.
15 October 2019
The NSW Government is launching a new crackdown on land tax compliance, putting landowners not paying their fair share on notice.
03 October 2019
To celebrate the 16th year of the awards, 16 businesses and individuals across eight award sectors have been named as finalists in the 2019 SafeWork Awards.
01 October 2019
NSW businesses and employees have been put on notice about their obligations to make workplaces safer, following a number of fatalities and serious injuries in the lead-up to National Safe Work Month, which begins today.
30 September 2019
NSW Fair Trading Acting Commissioner Peter Dunphy has issued a public warning urging customers not to deal with MHD Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Pacific Fencing Solutions or its director Matthew Geoffrey Rixon who often operates under aliases Matthew or Matt Douglas.
16 September 2019
NSW Fair Trading inspectors have uncovered 102 breaches of the law governing the sale and management of property, during a compliance operation in Sydney’s West.
09 September 2019
A Concord car dealer has been sentenced to 12 months in prison and ordered to pay $246,000 in compensation to three clients, for two offences of fraudulent appropriation relating to money received from the sale of cars.
29 August 2019
Three new traders have appeared on the NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register for the first time after receiving 10 or more complaints for the calendar month of July.
28 August 2019
This week SafeWork NSW commences its machine guarding safety blitz focussing on at-risk businesses in the manufacturing sector as part of its ongoing commitment to improve work health and safety practices.
26 August 2019
An unlicensed and uninsured landscaper, who received more than $140,000 for work he didn’t complete, has been sentenced to a maximum of 18 months prison.
23 August 2019
NSW Fair Trading has reported back on a two-week marketplace surveillance operation to ensure electrical and gas products being sold in NSW in the lead up to Father’s Day are safe and compliant.
20 August 2019
The NSW Government is seeking feedback on a draft formwork code of practice, which aims to provide practical guidance for workers and businesses when working with formwork and falsework.
15 August 2019
A NSW Fair Trading market surveillance operation has uncovered a range of children’s toys and sleepwear that are prohibited and potentially dangerous.
05 August 2019
NSW Fair Trading is warning consumers not to deal with telemarketing company Gtek Solutions Pty Ltd, trading as ‘Gtek Solutions’ based in Sydney’s CBD.
01 August 2019
Feedback is being sought on NSW Government proposals to remake the Tow Truck Industry Regulation 2008, with public consultation opening today.
01 August 2019
A recent event held at a popular retail and entertainment venue in the inner-city of Sydney has received the largest number of complaints for June on the NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register.
18 July 2019
Cyber Security NSW has delivered on a commitment in the NSW Cyber Security Strategy to establish an identity recovery service for NSW Government customers whose identities become compromised from a cyber incident.
15 July 2019
People working with silica in regional centres including Tamworth, Ballina, Orange, Newcastle and Queanbeyan will have a chance to brush up on safety and attend SafeWork NSW’s Silica Roadshow - Unmasking those that don’t work safe.
09 July 2019
SafeWork NSW is encouraging businesses to remember mental health at work after a Hunter tradesman was convicted of failing to take reasonable care that his actions did not adversely affect the health and safety of two young workers.
01 July 2019
NSW Fair Trading has uncovered over 250 dangerous gas heaters throughout Sydney, preventing the potentially life-threatening equipment from being sold this winter.
01 July 2019
Founder of real estate agency Unique Estates Australia Ms Nicolette Van Wijngaarden has pleaded guilty to two charges for fraudulently misusing more than $3.6 million dollars.