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.

October 2018
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 NSW Fair Trading Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar - Wollongong25 October 2018WollongongMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar - Wollongong in Wollongong on 25 October 2018

Seats available 65

  Date25 October 2018 
  RegionSouth Coast 
  Time11.00 am - 12.00 pm 
  LocationWollongong 
  VenueCity Diggers
82 Church Street
Wollongong
 
  Description

Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a free Residential Land Lease Information Seminar for residents.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes: 

Topics Covered:
  • 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)
Note: This is not a CPD activity


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Wollongong25 October 2018WollongongMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Wollongong in Wollongong on 25 October 2018

Seats available 74

  Date25 October 2018 
  RegionSouth Coast 
  Time7.00pm - 8.00pm 
  LocationWollongong 
  VenueCity Diggers
82 Church Street
Wollongong
 
  DescriptionSelf-Managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a free residential tenancy information seminar for self-managing landlords.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes:

Topics covered: 
  • Residential tenancy matters including: 
    - Tenancy agreements
    - Condition reports
    - Rental arrears
    - Repairs and maintenance
  • Rental bonds online lodgement
  • Resolving disputes
  • What is new in real estate including:
    - New laws and
    - Proposed legislative reforms
  • Termination notice
  • Serving notice
* Please note: This is not a CPD activity 


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Home Building Information Seminar - Cooma30 October 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Cooma in Cooma on 30 October 2018

Seats available 38

  Date30 October 2018 
  RegionSouth East 
  Time6.00 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationCooma 
  VenueCooma Ex-Services Club
106 Vale Street,
Cooma NSW 2630



 
  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 
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Cooma31 October 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Cooma in Cooma on 31 October 2018

Seats available 24

  Date31 October 2018 
  RegionSouth East 
  Time2:00 pm - 4:00 pm 
  LocationCooma 
  VenueCooma Ex-Services Club
106 Vale Street,
Cooma NSW 2630
 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

As part of our commitment to supporting local communities, NSW Fair Trading invites you or a member of your association to attend a free Incorporated Associations Information Seminar.

The seminar will be conducted by NSW Fair Trading and provides an overview of the following issues:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & the Public Officer
  • Disputes - what avenues are available for resolution?
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Meeting your statutory obligations
  • Fundraising for charitable purposes


The event will feature a question and answer session and an opportunity to network with other local association members.

The seminar is part NSW Fair Tradings My Place Program which includes a series of local activities aimed at raising consumers and traders awareness of their rights and responsibilities on fair trading issues.
 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Cooma31 October 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Cooma in Cooma on 31 October 2018

Seats available 46

  Date31 October 2018 
  RegionSouth East 
  Time6.00pm - 7.00pm 
  LocationCooma 
  VenueCooma Ex-Services Club
106 Vale Street
Cooma NSW 2630
 
  DescriptionSelf-Managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) 

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.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes:

Topics covered: 
  • Residential tenancy matters including: 
    - Tenancy agreements
    - Condition reports
    - Rental arrears
    - Repairs and maintenance
  • Rental bonds online lodgement
  • Resolving disputes
  • What is new in real estate including:
    - New laws and
    - Proposed legislative reforms
  • Termination notice
  • Serving notice
* Please note: This is not a CPD activity 


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (Owners & Tenants) - Cooma31 October 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (Owners & Tenants) - Cooma in Cooma on 31 October 2018

Seats available 36

  Date31 October 2018 
  RegionSouth East 
  Time6.00 pm - 7.00 pm 
  LocationCooma 
  VenueCooma Ex-Services Club
106 Vale Street
Cooma NSW 2630

 
  Description

Strata Schemes Information Seminar (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 Strata Schemes Information Seminar for strata lot owners and tenants.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes: 

Topics Covered:
  • Buying into a strata scheme
  • Strata managers and building managers/caretakers
  • by-laws: review, pets, parking, AIRBNB, smoke drift and breaches
  • New developments, collective sale and renewal
  • Meeting procedures of the Owners Corporations and the Strata Committee
  • Repairs/Maintenance/Alterations
Note: This is not a CPD activity


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailReandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
November 2018
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Cooma1 November 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Cooma in Cooma on 1 November 2018

Seats available 36

  Date1 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time6.30 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationCooma 
  VenueCooma Ex-Services Club
106 Vale Street,
Cooma NSW 2630


 
  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 
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Parramatta5 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Parramatta in Parramatta on 5 November 2018

Seats available 32

  Date5 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time3:30 pm - 5:00 pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive, Rosehill NSW 2142


 
  DescriptionIncorporated Associations Information Seminar 

As part of our commitment to supporting local communities, NSW Fair Trading invites you or a member of your association to attend a free Incorporated Associations Information Seminar.

The seminar will be conducted by NSW Fair Trading and provides an overview of the following issues:
  • Benefits of incorporation
  • Things to consider about your constitution
  • Responsibilities of the Management Committee & the Public Officer
  • Disputes - what avenues are available for resolution?
  • Financial reporting and meetings
  • Meeting your statutory obligations
  • Fundraising for charitable purposes


The event will feature a question and answer session and an opportunity to network with other local association members.

The seminar is part NSW Fair Tradings My Place Program which includes a series of local activities aimed at raising consumers and traders awareness of their rights and responsibilities on fair trading issues.
 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailFairTradingSeminars@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Home Building Information Seminar - Parramatta5 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Parramatta in Parramatta on 5 November 2018

Seats available 48

  Date5 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time6.00 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive, Rosehill NSW 2142



 
  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 
 NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Parramatta7 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Parramatta in Parramatta on 7 November 2018

Seats available 27

  Date7 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time1.00pm - 2.00pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive
Rosehill NSW 2142

 
  Description

Real Estate Agents Information Seminar 

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

For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002, NSW Fair Trading will be assigning three Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. 

Please arrive early to allow time for registration, late attendees will not be eligible for CPD
 points. 

The seminar will provide information on the key reforms and what they mean for you. 

Key Reforms Topics covered:

  • Reduced licence categories
  • Improved qualifications requirements
  • Improved CPD requirements 
  • Restricted duties for Certificate and Licence holders
  • Greater responsibility for licensee in charge
  • Separate trust accounts requirements
  • Annual audits
  • Material fact
  • Enhanced disciplinary powers  
Note: If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.
 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
  NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (professionals) - Parramatta7 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for  NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (professionals) - Parramatta in Parramatta on 7 November 2018

Seats available 36

  Date7 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time3.00 pm - 4.00 pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive
Rosehill NSW 2142

 
  DescriptionStrata Schemes Information Seminar (Professionals)

NSW Fair Trading is inviting you to attend a free Strata information seminar in your area. 

For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002, NSW Fair Trading will be assigning three Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. 

Please arrive early to allow time for registration, late attendees will not be eligible for CPD points. 

The seminar will provide information on the key issues and complying with your legislative requirements. 

Key issues covered:
  • Meeting procedures of the Owners Corporations and the Strata Committee
  • New developments, collective sale/renewal
  • Strata managers and building managers/caretakers
  • Repairs/Maintenance/Alterations
  • By-laws: pets, parking, AIRBNB, smoke drift and breaches
Note: if registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address and mobile number for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate. 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (Owners & Tenants) - Parramatta7 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (Owners & Tenants) - Parramatta in Parramatta on 7 November 2018

Seats available 68

  Date7 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time5.00 pm - 6.00 pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive
Rosehill NSW 2142

 
  Description

Strata Schemes Information Seminar (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 Strata Schemes Information Seminar for strata lot owners and tenants.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes: 

Topics Covered:
  • Buying into a strata scheme
  • Strata managers and building managers/caretakers
  • by-laws: review, pets, parking, AIRBNB, smoke drift and breaches
  • New developments, collective sale and renewal
  • Meeting procedures of the Owners Corporations and the Strata Committee
  • Repairs/Maintenance/Alterations
Note: This is not a CPD activity


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailReandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Parramatta7 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Parramatta in Parramatta on 7 November 2018

Seats available 53

  Date7 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time7.00pm - 8.00pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive
Rosehill NSW 2142
 
  DescriptionSelf-Managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) 

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.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes:

Topics covered: 
  • Residential tenancy matters including: 
    - Tenancy agreements
    - Condition reports
    - Rental arrears
    - Repairs and maintenance
  • Rental bonds online lodgement
  • Resolving disputes
  • What is new in real estate including:
    - New laws and
    - Proposed legislative reforms
  • Termination notice
  • Serving notice
* Please note: This is not a CPD activity 


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Parramatta8 November 2018ParramattaMore InfoRegister Register for Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Parramatta in Parramatta on 8 November 2018

Seats available 73

  Date8 November 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time6.30 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationParramatta 
  VenueRydges Parramatta
116-118 James Ruse Drive, Rosehill NSW 2142



 
  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 
 NSW Fair Trading Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour13 November 2018Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 13 November 2018

Seats available 75

  Date13 November 2018 
  RegionMid North Coast 
  Time11.00 am - 12.00 pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueC.ex Club
2-6 Vernon Street
Coffs Harbour
 
  Description

Residential Land Lease Communities Information Seminar

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a free Residential Land Lease Information Seminar for residents.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes: 

Topics Covered:
  • 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)
Note: This is not a CPD activity


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Property Management - Real Estate Agents - Coffs Harbour13 November 2018Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Property Management - Real Estate Agents - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 13 November 2018

Seats available 100

  Date13 November 2018 
  RegionMid North Coast 
  Time1.00pm - 2.00pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueC.ex Club (Rainbow Room)
2-6 Vernon Street
Coffs Harbour


 
  Description

Property Management Information Seminar (Professionals)

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

For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002, NSW Fair Trading will be assigning three Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. 

Please arrive early to allow time for registration, late attendees will not be eligible for CPD
 points. 

The seminar will provide information on the key issues and complying with your legislative requirements.

Key Issues covered:

  • NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register
  • Common landlord and tenant complaints
  • Material facts
  • Prohibited terms in residential tenancy agreements
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Notice periods for serving of notices
  • Final inspections
  • Conflicts of interest  
Note: If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address and mobile number for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.
 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Coffs Harbour13 November 2018Coffs HarbourMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Coffs Harbour in Coffs Harbour on 13 November 2018

Seats available 80

  Date13 November 2018 
  RegionMid North Coast 
  Time6.00pm - 7.00pm 
  LocationCoffs Harbour 
  VenueC.ex Club
2-6 Vernon Street
Coffs Harbour
 
  DescriptionSelf-Managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a free residential tenancy information seminar for self-managing landlords.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes:

Topics covered: 
  • Residential tenancy matters including: 
    - Tenancy agreements
    - Condition reports
    - Rental arrears
    - Repairs and maintenance
  • Rental bonds online lodgement
  • Resolving disputes
  • What is new in real estate including:
    - New laws and
    - Proposed legislative reforms
  • Termination notice
  • Serving notice
* Please note: This is not a CPD activity 


 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailREandP@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Property Management - Real Estate Agents - Penrith14 November 2018PenrithMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Property Management - Real Estate Agents - Penrith in Penrith on 14 November 2018

Seats available 43

  Date14 November 2018 
  RegionSydney 
  Time1.00pm - 2.00pm 
  LocationPenrith 
  VenuePanthers Penrith
128 Mulgoa Road
Penrith


 
  Description

Property Management Information Seminar (Professionals)

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

For licence and certificate holders under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act 2002, NSW Fair Trading will be assigning three Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. 

Please arrive early to allow time for registration, late attendees will not be eligible for CPD
 points. 

The seminar will provide information on the key issues and complying with your legislative requirements.

Key Issues covered:

  • NSW Fair Trading Complaints Register
  • Common landlord and tenant complaints
  • Material facts
  • Prohibited terms in residential tenancy agreements
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Notice periods for serving of notices
  • Final inspections
  • Conflicts of interest  
Note: If registering multiple attendees, please provide a unique email address and mobile number for each registrant requiring a CPD certificate.
 
 
  Organiser's nameFair Trading 
  Organiser's emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Penrith14 November 2018PenrithMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Penrith in Penrith on 14 November 2018

Seats available 78

  Date14 November 2018 
  RegionSydney 
  Time6.00pm - 7.00pm 
  LocationPenrith 
  VenuePenrith Panthers
128 Mulgoa Road
Penrith
 
  DescriptionSelf-Managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) 

NSW Fair Trading will be conducting a free residential tenancy information seminar for self-managing landlords.

Information to be covered during the seminar includes:

Topics covered: 
  • Residential tenancy matters including: 
    - Tenancy agreements
    - Condition reports
    - Rental arrears
    - Repairs and maintenance
  • Rental bonds online lodgement
  • Resolving disputes
  • What is new in real estate including:
    - New laws and
    - Proposed legislative reforms
  • Termination notice
  • Serving notice
* Please note: This is not a CPD activity 


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