Think Smart is a community education initiative of NSW Fair Trading aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of consumer rights issues by community members from amongst Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities in New South Wales.
Think Smart is about working and building long-term relationships through partnerships with community organisations and media.
NSW Fair Trading invites participation from community organisations and multilingual media to work with Fair Trading in educating and providing awareness on consumer rights issues with CALD communities.
Values and trade practices in Australian society are different from many overseas countries. In Australia, every invidual has the right to be protected from unfair business practices. Tradespeople and business operatives need to be aware of their obligations under Fair Trading laws.
Participating in Think Smart involves signing a Partnership Agreement with NSW Fair Trading. The Agreement outlines the role each party undertakes to actively promote consumer rights issues to CALD communities.
Think Smart partners are expected to:
In the partnership, Fair Trading provides:
For more information about the Think Smart program contact the Education Co-ordinator - Multicultural on 9619 8705.
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