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Departmental release
10 May 2024

Beware of shopping tactics while spoiling Mum this Mother’s Day

As Mum’s across the State prepare to be showered with gifts on Sunday, NSW Fair Trading is offering advice to avoid shopping scams.

22 April 2024

How two-lot schemes can easily report each year

If your two-lot scheme has already completed their first annual report then reporting each year will be a simpler and quicker task thanks to pre-filled information on the Strata Hub.

Ministerial media release
28 March 2024

NSW Fair Trading checking fuel price displays ahead of Easter

NSW Fair Trading Inspectors are out in force in the lead up to the Easter long weekend to ensure service stations are displaying correct fuel prices on site and in the NSW Government’s FuelCheck app.

Departmental release
15 March 2024

Artificial Intelligence at the centre of World Consumer Rights Day

NSW Fair Trading is urging consumers across the State to better protect themselves in the fast evolving digital world this World Consumer Rights Day.

Departmental release
1 March 2024

New options to keep assistant agents in the property services industry

The NSW Government has offered more than 14,000 assistant agents the chance to apply for an extension of their certificates of registration.

Departmental release
1 March 2024

Results of rental reform survey released

The voices of more than 16,000 people, including NSW renters and owners have been heard following extensive public consultation on rental reforms being developed by the NSW Government.

Departmental release
29 January 2024

Choosing your retirement is now easier with live public register

The NSW Government has introduced a public register for retirement villages to make it easier for retirees to choose a place to live in retirement.

Departmental release
22 December 2023

NSW Fair Trading removing toys from the naughty list from shops this summer

NSW Fair Trading Inspectors have visited 975 retailers and one toy supplier across the State to ensure dangerous toys and decorations are removed from sale and do not cause harm this holiday season.

Departmental release
13 December 2023

Don’t compromise on quality or your qualifications could be going, going, gone

NSW property agents and managers are being warned to only consider trusted, quality focussed and registered training organisations (RTOs) for professional development and licensing requirements or risk their qualifications being challenged.

Departmental release
1 December 2023

Beware charming conmen offering deals too good to be true

This Scams Awareness Week, homeowners are reminded to shut the door on scammers who pose as legitimate and honest tradespeople, following four recent complaints to NSW Fair Trading about travelling conmen.

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