Events


NSW Fair Trading regularly organises public events and education initiatives to raise awareness of consumer and trader rights in NSW.

Browse our events below and register to attend a range of events open to consumers and traders in NSW, including specific industry and business information sessions.

March 2017
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Community workers information seminar - Narooma23 March 2017NaroomaMore InfoRegister Register for Community workers information seminar - Narooma in Narooma on 23 March 2017

Seats available 19

  Date23 March 2017 
  RegionSouth East NSW 
  Time10.00am - 1.30pm 
  LocationNarooma 
  VenueNarooma Golf Club
1 Ballingalla Street
Narooma NSW 2546
 
  Description
As part of a 'My Place' program being held in the your area, NSW Fair Trading will be holding a Community Workers seminar.  The Community Worker Information seminar is to provide an opportunity to find out more about how different agencies can assist community workers and their clients.  Fair Trading will provide information regarding rights and responsibilities when making purchases and also talk about scams that target vulnerable people.  
 

 
  Organiser's nameMichela Beal 
  Organiser's emailmichela.beal@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone0467 798 186 or 4220 5458 
 Home Building Information Seminar - Narooma23 March 2017NaroomaMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Narooma in Narooma on 23 March 2017

Seats available 61

  Date23 March 2017 
  RegionSouth East NSW 
  Time6pm - 8pm 
  LocationNarooma 
  VenueNarooma Golf Club
1 Ballingalla Street
Narooma NSW 2546

 
  Description

Home Building Information Seminar -  Narooma

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program will be holding a FREE Home Building Information Seminar with CPD points.

The seminar will include information for builders, swimming pool builders and tradespeople to comply with home building laws including:

  • Reforms to home building laws
  • Meeting government regulatory requirements
  • Home Building licensing
  • Statutory warranties
  • Dispute resolution
  • Building contractual obligations
  • Compliance
  • Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF).

Licensed builders and swimming pool builders will earn 2 CPD points for their full attendance and their partner or associate can also receive 2 CPD points for attending (up to a maximum of 4 points per annum). 

* Note: 
If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
June 2017
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Tamworth5 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Tamworth in Tamworth on 5 June 2017

Seats available 99

  Date5 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5:30 pm - 7:00 pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program we will be holding a free Incorporated Associations seminar.

Fair Trading especially invites new public officers, committee and association members to attend.

This seminar will provide information on a range of association topics and issues including:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Statutory obligations
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & Public Officer
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Disputes. What are the avenues available for resolution?
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Tamworth6 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Tamworth in Tamworth on 6 June 2017

Seats available 49

  Date6 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time17:30 - 19:00 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340

 
  Description

Motor Dealer/Repairer Information Seminar

 

You and your staff are invited to attend one of our free motor dealer/repairer information seminars as part of our community education activities. The presentation includes information about important changes to the motor industry.

 

Seminar topics include:

 

  • What the updated laws mean for my business

 

  • Advertising rules

 

  • How Fair Trading intervenes in disputes

 

  • Renewing trades certificates
  • New licensing system

 

  • Prescribed forms and registers

 


 
  Organiser's nameNSW Fair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Residential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords - Tamworth6 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Residential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords - Tamworth in Tamworth on 6 June 2017

Seats available 98

  Date6 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30pm - 7.30pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
 
  DescriptionResidential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a 'My Place Program"'in your area and as part of this Program will be holding a free residential tenancy information seminar for self-managing landlords.

The seminar will provide information on a range of tenancy topics and issues including: 

The seminar will provide information on a range of tenancy topics and issues including: 

  • Tenancy agreements
  • Access to the premises
  • Rental bonds online
  • Rent Arrears
  • Termination notices
  • Urgent repairs
  • NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Real Estate Agents Information Seminar - Tamworth7 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Real Estate Agents Information Seminar - Tamworth in Tamworth on 7 June 2017

Seats available 97

  Date7 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time1.30pm - 3.30pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
 
  Description

Real Estate Agents Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading is inviting you and other suitable real estate staff to attend a free real estate agents information seminar in your area.

Topics covered:

 

  • Fair Trading inspections
  • Good record keeping
  • Trust accounts
  • Underquoting laws
  • Resolving disputes with residential tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers
  • Dealing with rent arrears
  • Tenant databases
  • What is new in real estate? Including new or proposed legislative reforms such as the Property Inspection Report Register
  • Fair Trading's Complaint Register


For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act, Fair Trading will be allocating 6 CPD points for full attendance at this seminar.

* Note: If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.
 

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar - Tamworth7 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar - Tamworth in Tamworth on 7 June 2017

Seats available 98

  Date7 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30pm - 7.30pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
 
  Description

Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar for owners & tenants 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a 'My Place Program' in your area, and as a part of this program will be holding a free Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar for strata lot owners and tenants. 

 Topics Covered:

---     How the new laws effect you 

-   Rights and responsibilities of owners and tenants/residents

-   Buying into a strata scheme

-   Strata managers and caretakers role

-   Common property

-   Owner renovations

-   Collective sale and renewal

-   Meeting procedures of the Owners Corporation and the Executive Committee

-   By-laws, making decisions on pets & parking

-   Resolving disputes

-   Maintaining the building’s condition.


For real estate agent licence and certificate holders Fair Trading will be allocating 6 CPD points for full attendance at this seminar


*  Note:
If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Tamworth8 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Tamworth in Tamworth on 8 June 2017

Seats available 99

  Date8 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time2:00 pm - 3:30 pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340
 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program we will be holding a free Incorporated Associations seminar.

Fair Trading especially invites new public officers, committee and association members to attend.

This seminar will provide information on a range of association topics and issues including:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Statutory obligations
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & Public Officer
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Disputes. What are the avenues available for resolution?
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Home Building Information Seminar - Tamworth8 June 2017TamworthMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Tamworth in Tamworth on 8 June 2017

Seats available 99

  Date8 June 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30pm - 7.30pm 
  LocationTamworth 
  VenueTamworth Community Centre
Darling Street
Tamworth NSW 2340

 
  Description

Home Building Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program will be holding a FREE Home Building Information Seminar with CPD points.

The seminar will include information for builders, swimming pool builders and tradespeople to comply with home building laws including:

  • Reforms to home building laws
  • Meeting government regulatory requirements
  • Home Building licensing
  • Statutory warranties
  • Dispute resolution
  • Building contractual obligations
  • Compliance
  • Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF).

Licensed builders and swimming pool builders will earn 2 CPD points for their full attendance and their partner or associate can also receive 2 CPD points for attending (up to a maximum of 4 points per annum). 

* Note: 
If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
July 2017
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour24 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 24 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date24 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30 pm - 7:00 pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program we will be holding a free Incorporated Associations seminar.

Fair Trading especially invites new public officers, committee and association members to attend.

This seminar will provide information on a range of association topics and issues including:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Statutory obligations
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & Public Officer
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Disputes. What are the avenues available for resolution?
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Residential Land Lease Communities - Coffs Harbour25 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Residential Land Lease Communities - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 25 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date25 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time10.00am - 12.00pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  Description

Residential Land Lease Communities 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this program will be holding a free residential land lease communities information seminar for home owners.

The seminar will provide information on a range of topics for land lease communities including: 

 

  • Entering into and ending site agreements
  • Site fee increases
  • Community rules
  • Special levies
  • Residents committee
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Dispute resolution & mediation
  • NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)

 

 
  Organiser's nameNSW Fair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour25 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 25 July 2017

Seats available 79

  Date25 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30 pm - 7.00 pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  Description

Motor Dealer/Repairer Information Seminar

 

You and your staff are invited to attend one of our free motor dealer/repairer information seminars as part of our community education activities. The presentation includes information about important changes to the motor industry.

 

Seminar topics include:

 

  • What the updated laws mean for my business

 

  • Advertising rules

 

  • How Fair Trading intervenes in disputes

 

  • Renewing trades certificates
  • New licensing system

 

  • Prescribed forms and registers

 


 
  Organiser's nameNSW Fair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Residential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords - Coff Harbour25 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Residential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords - Coff Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 25 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date25 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30pm - 7.30pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  DescriptionResidential Tenancy Seminar - Self-managing Landlords 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a 'My Place Program"'in your area and as part of this Program will be holding a free residential tenancy information seminar for self-managing landlords.

The seminar will provide information on a range of tenancy topics and issues including: 

The seminar will provide information on a range of tenancy topics and issues including: 

  • Tenancy agreements
  • Access to the premises
  • Rental bonds online
  • Rent Arrears
  • Termination notices
  • Urgent repairs
  • NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Real Estate Agents Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour26 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Real Estate Agents Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 26 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date26 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time1.30pm - 3.30pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  Description

Real Estate Agents Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading is inviting you and other suitable real estate staff to attend a free real estate agents information seminar in your area.

Topics covered:

 

  • Fair Trading inspections
  • Good record keeping
  • Trust accounts
  • Underquoting laws
  • Resolving disputes with residential tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers
  • Dealing with rent arrears
  • Tenant databases
  • What is new in real estate? Including new or proposed legislative reforms such as the Property Inspection Report Register
  • Fair Trading's Complaint Register


For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act, Fair Trading will be allocating 6 CPD points for full attendance at this seminar.

* Note: If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.
 

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour26 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 26 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date26 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30pm - 7.30pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068

 
  Description

Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar for owners & tenants 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a 'My Place Program' in your area, and as a part of this program will be holding a free Residential Strata Schemes Information Seminar for strata lot owners and tenants. 

 Topics Covered:

---     How the new laws effect you 

-   Rights and responsibilities of owners and tenants/residents

-   Buying into a strata scheme

-   Strata managers and caretakers role

-   Common property

-   Owner renovations

-   Collective sale and renewal

-   Meeting procedures of the Owners Corporation and the Executive Committee

-   By-laws, making decisions on pets & parking

-   Resolving disputes

-   Maintaining the building’s condition.


For real estate agent licence and certificate holders Fair Trading will be allocating 6 CPD points for full attendance at this seminar


*  Note:
If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour27 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 27 July 2017

Seats available 79

  Date27 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time9.30 am - 11.00 am 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068
 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program we will be holding a free Incorporated Associations seminar.

Fair Trading especially invites new public officers, committee and association members to attend.

This seminar will provide information on a range of association topics and issues including:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Statutory obligations
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & Public Officer
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Disputes. What are the avenues available for resolution?
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Home Building Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour27 July 2017Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 27 July 2017

Seats available 99

  Date27 July 2017 
  RegionMid North Coast- New England 
  Time5.30 pm - 7.30 pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueCoffs Harbour Ex-Services Club
1 Vernon Street,
Coffs Harbour NSW 2068


 
  Description

Home Building Information Seminar 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a My Place Program in your area and as part of this Program will be holding a FREE Home Building Information Seminar with CPD points.

The seminar will include information for builders, swimming pool builders and tradespeople to comply with home building laws including:

  • Reforms to home building laws
  • Meeting government regulatory requirements
  • Home Building licensing
  • Statutory warranties
  • Dispute resolution
  • Building contractual obligations
  • Compliance
  • Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF).

Licensed builders and swimming pool builders will earn 2 CPD points for their full attendance and their partner or associate can also receive 2 CPD points for attending (up to a maximum of 4 points per annum). 

* Note: 
If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.

 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailfairtradingseminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20