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Commissioner's Blog: Protect yourself, use a licensed...

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Penny Lipscombe Aside from your home, your car is likely to be your biggest asset. Unlicensed motor vehicle dealers...

BSB Policy – Applications for Registration under Mutual...

Tree lopper who wasn’t fair dinkum fined $3,000 ...

A tree lopper who accepted payment to cut down six trees but only chopped off branches on one has been fined $3,000 after pleading guilty to breaching the...

Form 111 - Plumber licence/permit renewal application

Complete this form to renew your Plumbing licence/permit.

Penalty for illegal electrical adaptor – PC Master Pty...

A Cannington retailer has been fined $5,000 following a prosecution by WA’s electrical safety regulator for selling an unapproved and potentially dangerous...

Parliament passes laws to protect children from toppling...

Laws to allow renters to fix furniture to walls to prevent death or injury to children from toppling furniture have passed through State Parliament. The...

Building company fined $47,500 over tilt-up panel...

A building company has been fined $47,500 (and ordered to pay $1519 in costs) over an incident in which a 3.88-tonne tilt-up panel fell from a building under...

Reminder about Fair Work Ombudsman changes to Commission...

14 October 2019 Reminder about Fair Work Ombudsman changes to Commission only employees - now in effect   Western Australian workers who are employed by a...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 155.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Warning to caravan owners, agents and manufacturers

Building and Energy wishes to advise owners of caravans, motor homes or camper trailers that there is a potential safety risk while operating certain...

More retail trading hours for Perth shoppers at Christmas

Perth shoppers will have more time to buy gifts in the lead up to Christmas and take full advantage of the sales that follow with the McGowan Government...

The hunt is on for Consumer Protection Award nominees

The hunt is on for people who have contributed to raising community awareness of consumer rights, either as an advocate or educator, to nominate for the...