Albury Wodonga News

Consumers Win with Gift Card Reforms

Source: Stuart Ayres Minister for Western Sydney, Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation
Archived 24 Jun 2018 - Posted: 28 Apr 2018
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Western Sydney was joined by Matt Kean, Minister for Innovation & Better Regulation to announce that NSW consumers are now able to enjoy extended expiry dates on gift cards thanks to nation-leading reforms introduced by the NSW Government.

Stuart Ayres said all gift cards sold in NSW must have a minimum three-year expiry date.

He said the move that officially came into force on March 31 would put up to $60 million a year back in the hands of NSW shoppers.

“Previously, the majority of gift cards only offered a 12-month expiry date, but now consumers have three years to use them – and that’s a big win for consumers in NSW,” Stuart Ayres said.

“I’m thrilled they’ll now be able to enjoy more flexibility when it comes to how they choose to spend their hard-earned cash.”

NSW resident, Ms Kaisha James who joined Mr Kean and Mr Ayres has welcomed the announcement saying “it’s a great way to make sure the value of the gift card gets used before it expires.”

Mr Kean said these Australian-first reforms put consumers first so when they head to the shops they know they’re getting a fair go.

“This is all about giving consumers confidence that when they buy gift cards for friends or relatives, they’re getting value for money,” Mr Kean said.

This article archived 24 Jun 2018

 
Website Development Website Development Website Development Streamlining business operations. Secure cloud applications and more.

Recent News

Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions
Lights, Camera, Action! Tropfest Opens 2019 Submissions
The world’s largest short film festival, Tropfest Australia, supported...
Best Walks of Vic's High Country by Albury Author Out Now
Best Walks of Vic's High Country by Albury Author Out Now
The full-colour guide to 40 fantastic walks.

This new guide...
Local Schools Prepare for Remembrance Day with Mail-out
Local Schools Prepare for Remembrance Day with Mail-out
Liberal Senator for Western Sydney, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, is pleased...
Local Student Hosts the Border’s First Ever Esport Tournament with Thousands of Viewers
Local Student Hosts the Border’s First Ever Esport Tournament with Thousands of Viewers
Wodonga Senior Secondary College student Willem Manley, organised a 3-day...
Enova Community Energy Expanding Across NSW
Enova Community Energy Expanding Across NSW
NSW households and businesses will soon be able to join the community-led...
News Menu:

Have You Visited

Announcement
Why Not Park it With us These Holidays?We're only 2 minutes drive from the Wodonga Town Centre and 10 minutes drive to Albury. We're also Pet Friendly!View Wodonga Caravan and Cabin Park »
Contact · Add Your Event · Add News · Add Your Business · Privacy · Site Map · Website © 2006-2018 Stralia Web