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July 2015 

30-07-2015Property spruikers put on notice by regulators
28-07-2015Queanbeyan property tests positive for loose fill asbestos
27-07-2015Avoid a funeral rip-off campaign to protect indigenous consumers
27-07-2015Life not all cruisy on the high seas
23-07-2015Government recall issued for affected Samsung top loader washing machines
22-07-2015Scam warning: Fake finance department offering money
20-07-2015Consumer rights roadshow to visit Byron Bay
19-07-2015Warning: Travelling conmen about
19-07-2015Smithfield man prosecuted for odometer tampering
16-07-2015Warning on training course offerings Indigenous communities targeted
16-07-2015Ball brothers busted
15-07-2015Strata reform bills released
14-07-2015Consumer rights roadshow to visit Wellington
13-07-2015My Place Taree
12-07-2015Prosecution upheld – Sorensen scam undermined
12-07-2015Traders penalised for unlicenced work
11-07-2015Public warning: Christopher Wayne Stanley Boyce trading as Bustamove Removals
09-07-2015Best of Bourke My Place program
08-07-2015Public warning – Christopher Miles trading as Toy Palace
08-07-2015My Place Batemans Bay
07-07-2015Public warning – Luxury and high performance car hire
06-07-2015Weekly update – Independent investigation into loose-fill asbestos
06-07-2015Fourth Berrigan Shire property tests positive for loose fill asbestos
05-07-2015Have your say on regulation remakes
03-07-2015Firies urge caution as winter chill sets in
03-07-2015Public Warning: Do not deal with Sportech Australia Pty Ltd and www.sportech.com.au
03-07-2015NSW Fair Trading celebrates NAIDOC week

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June 2015 

29-06-2015Know your consumer rights during mid-year sales
29-06-2015NSW Government to further assist loose-fill asbestos insulation property owners
29-06-2015Law governing Associations under review
27-06-2015Warning on recalled heaters
25-06-2015NSW Government announces inquiry into the regulation of brothels
24-06-2015Caution urged on accommodation schemes
24-06-2015Budget to protect consumers and deliver smarter services
24-06-2015Have your say on consumer complaints register
22-06-2015Art exhibition celebrates reconciliation
17-06-2015Trader fined after prohibited heater causes fire
17-06-2015Warning: Travelling conmen – NSW North Coast
16-06-2015Bourke/Brewarrina My Place consumer rights program
15-06-2015Plumbing health checks for Bourke Aboriginal community
12-06-2015National standard for egg labelling
09-06-2015Online sports betting warning
05-06-2015Red tape reduction a boost for home building sector
05-06-2015Ski holiday pitfalls
02-06-2015Chinese small business seminars to be held this week
01-06-2015Public warning – Peter Franklin Atherton

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May 2015 

29-05-2015Beware travelling conmen operating in Mascot – Botany area NSW
27-05-2015Reconciliation Week
26-05-2015Check your tradie, check your rights at HIA Home Show
25-05-2015Three Sydney men found guilty for odometer tampering
22-05-2015Safety warning on Samsung washing machines
20-05-2015Reconciliation Art Exhibition
18-05-2015Don’t be scorned by a fraud
18-05-2015New guideline to avoid real estate underquoting
14-05-2015Fair warning for storm clean up
13-05-2015Snuggle safely this winter
12-05-2015Money stuff challenge: Helping students become savvy consumers
11-05-2015My Place: A hit with Coffs Harbour traders and consumers
07-05-2015Be aware of your rights when buying for mum
07-05-2015NSW to release consumer complaints data
01-05-2015Arrest warrant out for elusive trader

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April 2015 

29-04-2015Top loaders spark fire danger
24-04-2015Bitumen bandits active in Queanbeyan
23-04-2015My Place consumer rights program coming to Coffs Harbour
22-04-2015Be aware of scammers in the wake of wild weather
15-04-2015Study your rental rights
13-04-2015Youth week: tips for young consumers
07-04-2015Travelling conmen alert for Orange and Dubbo
07-04-2015Court deals fines to dodgy dealer

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March 2015 

31-03-2015Don’t be a bunny with safety
27-03-2015Travelling conmen laying hot air not bitumen
26-03-2015Hundreds roll up to Penrith My Place visit
25-03-2015Consumers targeted with bogus tax refunds
25-03-2015Trader guilty on 55 counts
19-03-2015Fake tongue studs are a fatal fashion
17-03-2015Unlicensed concreter fined
17-03-2015Public warning on unlicensed Parramatta builder
16-03-2015Seniors get inspired
16-03-2015Sydney agents to face claims of underquoting
13-03-2015Reminder on dangers of portable butane cookers
04-03-2015Public warning on portable butane 'lunchbox' cookers
03-03-2015Penrith receives $47,500 No Interest Loan boost

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February 2015 

27-02-2015Licensing of heavy vehicles
26-02-2015Travelling conmen spotted in Lake Macquarie
25-02-2015Revved Up goes to Albion Park
25-02-2015Fuel complaints rise in January
25-02-2015Read fine print before signing up to a car rental
22-02-2015Blitz on southside real estate agents
20-02-2015Con-couple faces court
19-02-2015NSW Fair Trading nabs Sydney businessman for alleged immigration fraud
19-02-2015Know your rights before signing up for a training course
18-02-2015Car parking draws consumer ire
17-02-2015Fraudster sentenced to 15 months jail
13-02-2015Don’t let love blind you to sexually transmitted debt
12-02-2015Fraudulent trader fined $19,000
12-02-2015Serial fraudster banned
12-02-2015Don’t get bitten looking for love
11-02-2015Rip off road: Warning on travelling conmen
10-02-2015My Place program proves a hit
09-02-2015Fake plumber caught and fined
09-02-2015NSW Fair Trading heads to Ballina
09-02-2015NSW Government considers feedback to draft Residential Parks Regs
06-02-2015Do your homework before paying reservation fees for school and childcare places
02-02-2015National Construction Code now free for NSW builders
01-02-2015Consumer rights are just the ticket

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January 2015 

28-01-2015Unlicensed builder ordered to pay compensation
23-01-2015Serial motor vehicle fraudster caught
23-01-2015Bogus bankers dial in on vulnerable consumers
22-01-2015Safe snags and splashes this Australia Day
22-01-2015Consumers urged not to pay large deposits
15-01-2015Warning: Tech savvy scammers on the prowl
15-01-2015Tougher home building laws start today
08-01-2015Travelling conmen – don’t become another victim
06-01-2015Spike in holiday accommodation complaints
01-01-2015Don’t let your New Year’s resolution get off to a bad start

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