Lobbying News

Complaints Register to launch in August

Posted on 7/29/2016
A Complaints Register is being launched to the public by NSW Fair Trading in the second half of August.

Recommendations released for updating RTA

Posted on 7/11/2016
The NSW Government has published its recommendations on updating the RTA.

Economy cannot withstand negative gearing

Posted on 6/28/2016
Australia's economy cannot withstand Labor's experiment on negative gearing.

REINSW: proposed changes are dangerous

Posted on 4/26/2016
REINSW has made a submission in response to proposed loose-fill asbestos amendment regulations

Rallying our response for residential tenancies reform

Posted on 4/13/2016
As the NSW Government conducts the five-year review of the Residential Tenancies Act, REINSW harnessed the collective knowledge and experience of members to craft its case for reform.

Property industry groups call for dedicated Commissioner for Property Services

Posted on 3/18/2016
Leading property bodies have joined forces to call for the appointment of a dedicated Commissioner for Property Services.

Amendments to backyard pool regulations applauded

Posted on 3/14/2016
New amendments to the regulations will give homebuyers of properties with swimming pools 90 days to rectify non-compliant barriers.

REINSW calls for Asbestos Act to protect consumers

Posted on 3/4/2016
An Asbestos Act which makes it mandatory to disclose asbestos in buildings should be introduced.

Media release: No advantage in removing negative gearing

Posted on 2/24/2016
Calls to cease negative gearing have been dismissed by the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.

Swimming pool compliance, are you prepared?

Posted on 2/12/2016
REINSW is still lobbying for changes to the implementation plans, but recommends that agents continue preparing for swimming pool compliance changes on 29 April 2016.