Protecting consumers, tradespeople and businesses in NSW

Key topics


Product safety

Warning over lead in Hashmi eyeliner

21 September, 2018
Information on the Hashmi eyeliner recall after testing of these products showed dangerous lead content.
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Associations & co-operatives

Reporting changes for associations registered as charities with the ACNC

10 September, 2018
Reporting changes for NSW incorporated associations registered as charities with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) start on 1 October 2018.
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Trades & businesses

Changes to gas and electricity consumer safety laws

01 September, 2018
The Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Act 2017 and supporting Gas and Electricity (Consumer Safety) Regulation 2018 commenced on 1 September 2018.
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What's happening

@louiseadonovan The new laws apply to tickets to NSW events that are sold from 1 June 2018 and have a resale restri……

@Crisckay Hi Chris, Fair Trading does not deal with employment related matters. The agency you need to speak to is……

RT @ACCCProdSafety: Child injury risk – AT & R #recalls Candy Cot SQ610. Does not comply with safety standard. The cot fails various desig

Moving into a retirement village?

Moving into a retirement village? Our calculator makes it easier to work out the financial costs and to compare villages.

Sharing Economy – Advertising

A short video which focuses on advertising in the sharing economy and what a trader's responsibilities are in those situations.

Sharing Economy - Cancellations

A short video which focuses on situations in the sharing economy where cancellations can happen and what your rights are in those situations.