A media release was sent out earlier this year by the NSW opposition Shadow Minister for Skills, Prue Car MP, highlighting the risks to potential students seeking to enrol in vocational education and training courses in NSW.

It was an important message, but it needed to go much further. As unrelated as it might first appear, this issue should be ringing alarm bells in Minister for Better Regulation Matt Kean’s office. Unfortunately, he seems most concerned about real estate agents who underquote their price guide figures to…