HUGE CONSUMER RIGHTS ROADSHOW VISITING MOREE NEXT WEEK

MOREE residents will have the chance to learn more about their consumer rights and responsibilities as part the NSW Fair Trading My Place program to be held next week over three days, 6-9 October.

 

Member for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall today encouraged Moree residents to participate in the four-day series of free information sessions.

 

“The Fair Trading My Place program is a grassroots approach to educate Moree residents and traders about their consumer rights and responsibilities,” Mr Marshall said.

 

“It is the government’s flagship compliance and education program which caters to diverse communities, including seniors, motor repairers, real estate agents, students, incorporated associations, and home building licenced contractors to name a few.

 

“Compliance checks will be conducted at motor dealers, repairers, pawnbrokers, and real estate agents.”

 

Mr Marshall said the highlight of the My Place program was the Gamilaroi Cup Career, Future Pathways and Wellbeing Expo, which will be held at the Boughton Oval on 8-9 October.

 

“The Gamilaroi Cup rugby league competition will also involve a Career Expo of community agency stalls with information to address the social and emotional issues faced by students daily,” Mr Marshall said.

 

Mr Marshall also encouraged Indigenous residents from Moree to attend a free funerals information session which will be held at the Pius X Community Hall.

“Practical advice on what to look for and how to protect yourself from dodgy funeral planners will be provided at the information session,” he said.

 

“I strongly encourage members of the public to register their attendance to avoid missing out as places are limited.”

 

Last year, more than 55,000 people attended Fair Trading community education programs in towns and communities across NSW.

 

To register attendance at the My Place program or to find a Fair Trading event near you, visit www.events.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au or call 13 32 20.

 

MEDIA: Adam Marshall 0429 440 054 or 02 6772 5552

 

** Program of activities for the My Place roadshow over the page **

Program of Activities – My Place Moree

 

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Time Activity Location
5.30pm – 7pm Motor repairers information seminar (open to the public) Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

 

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Time Activity Location
10am – 10.30am Seniors consumer rights and scam information session Men’s Shed @ Moree

Moree Showground

10.30am – 12 noon AAP information session -funerals, training providers & tenancy Community Workers

Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

1.30pm – 4pm Real estate agents information session

(open to the public)

Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

2.30pm – 3.30pm Trader information visits Moree CBD

Balo Street, Moree

5.30pm – 7pm Self-managing landlords residential tenancy information session

(open to the public)

Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

 

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Time Activity Location
9am – 3pm Moree Secondary College’s Gamilaroi Cup career, future pathways and wellbeing expo Boughton Oval

Thompson Avenue, Moree

10am – 11.30pm Incorporated association information session

(open to the public)

Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

10am – 11am Funerals information session (open to the public) Pius X Community Hall

Anne Street, Moree

1pm – 2pm Brochure deliveries – product safety Pre Schools

Moree

1.20pm – 2.10pm Money Stuff presentation Moree Christian School

409 Chester Street, Moree

3pm – 4pm Brochure delivery – seniors Moree Meals on Wheels

300 Edward Street, Moree

5.30pm – 7.30pm Home building licenced contractors information session (open to the public) Moree Services Club

3 Albert Street, Moree

 

 

Friday, 9 October 2015

Time Activity Location
9am – 12.30pm Moree Secondary College’s Gamilaroi Cup career, future pathways and wellbeing expo Boughton Oval

Thompson Avenue, Moree

 

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