The NSW Government Inquiry into the Retirement Village sector in NSW will hold public hearings in Hornsby on Tuesday 3rd October and Newcastle on Wednesday 4th October 2017.
The Hornsby hearing will be held 10am – 12pm at Hornsby RSL, 4 High Street Hornsby and the Newcastle hearing will be held 10am – 12pm at Newcastle Exhibition Centre, 309 King St, Newcastle West.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and the Hunter Scot MacDonald MLC is encouraging village residents, their families and advisors, to share their views before submissions to the Inquiry close on the 31st October 2017.
The Inquiry was jointly announced by the Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean and the Minister for Ageing Tanya Davies and is chaired by Kathryn Greiner AO.
The inquiry will look into concerns raised about the fairness and transparency of business practices of the sector and deliver a report to the Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation in December this year.
As well as attending the forum, members of the community can make written Submissions in one of the following ways:
- Completing an online Submission form on the Fair Trading website:
- Completing a printed Submission form (to request a printed form be posted out, contact Fair Trading on 9805 0297)
- Emailing a written Submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Posting a written Submission to:
Retirement Villages Inquiry
Better regulation Division, Dept. of Finance, Services and Innovation
McKell Building, 2-24 Rawson Place
Sydney NSW 2000
More information about the inquiry including updates on the community forums, the submission process and event registration is available at www.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au and http://events.fairtrading.nsw.gov.au/scripts/NSWFairTradingCalendar/
Scot MacDonald | 0408 450 032