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.

July 2018
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Abbotsbury24 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for Incorporated Associations Information Seminar - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 24 July 2018

Seats available 95

  Date24 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time3:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Dr,
Cecil Park NSW 2178

 
  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 - Abbotsbury24 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 24 July 2018

Seats available 67

  Date24 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time6.00 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Dr,
Cecil Park NSW 2178



 
  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 - Abbotsbury25 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 25 July 2018

Seats available 43

  Date25 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time1.00pm - 2.00pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Drive
Cecil Park NSW 2178

 
  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) - Abbotsbury25 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for  NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (professionals) - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 25 July 2018

Seats available 54

  Date25 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time3.00 pm - 4.00 pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Drive
Cecil Park NSW 2178

 
  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) - Abbotsbury25 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Strata Schemes Information Seminar (Owners & Tenants) - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 25 July 2018

Seats available 95

  Date25 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time5.00 pm - 6.00 pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Drive
Cecil Park NSW 2178

 
  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 emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Abbotsbury25 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 25 July 2018

Seats available 71

  Date25 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time7.00pm - 8.00pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Drive
Cecil Park NSW 2178

 
  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 emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
 Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Abbotsbury26 July 2018AbbotsburyMore InfoRegister Register for Motor Dealers / Repairers Information Seminar - Abbotsbury in Abbotsbury on 26 July 2018

Seats available 98

  Date26 July 2018 
  RegionSydney Metropolitan 
  Time6.30 pm - 8.00 pm 
  LocationAbbotsbury 
  VenueKemps Creek Bowling Club
1490 Elizabeth Dr,
Cecil Park NSW 2178


 
  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 
August 2018
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Doyalson1 August 2018DoyalsonMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Doyalson in Doyalson on 1 August 2018

Seats available 56

  Date1 August 2018 
  RegionCentral Coast 
  Time10.30am - 11.30am 
  LocationDoyalson 
  VenueDoyalson Wyee RSL Club
Pacific Highway
DOYALSON NSW 2262
 
  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 Topics covered:

  • Reform Process
  • 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
  • Licensing and signage
  • Underquoting
  • Audits
  • Supervision (rules of conduct)
  • Enforcement outcomes
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 Real Estate Reforms - Mudgee16 August 2018MudgeeMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Real Estate Reforms - Mudgee in Mudgee on 16 August 2018

Seats available 96

  Date16 August 2018 
  RegionWest 
  Time10.30am - 11.30am 
  LocationMudgee 
  VenueComfort Inn Aden Hotel
1 Sydney Road
Mudgee NSW 2850
 
  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 Topics covered:

  • Reform Process
  • 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
  • Licensing and signage
  • Underquoting
  • Audits
  • Supervision (rules of conduct)
  • Enforcement outcomes
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) - Mudgee29 August 2018MudgeeMore InfoRegister Register for NSW Fair Trading Self-managing Landlords Information Seminar (Residential Properties) - Mudgee in Mudgee on 29 August 2018

Seats available 40

  Date29 August 2018 
  RegionWest 
  Time6.00pm - 7.00pm 
  LocationMudgee 
  VenueClub Mudgee
99 Mortimer Street
Mudgee NSW 2850

 
  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 emailre&p@finance.nsw.gov.au 
  Organiser's phone13 32 20 
October 2018
 Event NameDateLocationInfoRegister
 Home Building Information Seminar - Cooma30 October 2018CoomaMore InfoRegister Register for Home Building Information Seminar -  Cooma in Cooma on 30 October 2018

Seats available 50

  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 50

  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 
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 50

  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