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Ministerial media release
18 June 2024

A Budget to deliver more houses and better homes

The 2024-25 NSW Budget delivers a plan to build quality homes and ease the pressure on renters, home builders and those living in strata communities with a $55.2 million investment.

Departmental release
14 May 2024

Beastwear manager fined $45,000 for undelivered clothing to community organisations

As the result of a NSW Fair Trading prosecution, seven community organisations will share in $47,263.62 compensation after placing orders with the now deregistered company, Beastwear Pty Ltd (Beastwear), for sportswear which was never delivered.

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.

News
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.

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