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Miscellaneous technical note A

This miscellaneous technical note has been issued to provide clarification and advice to the plumbing industry in Western Australia (WA) about the following...

Commissioner's Blog: Hot tips for holiday buyers

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Perhaps it’s the recent cold weather or maybe use of tax refunds but many Western Australians seem...

Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law...

22 August 2019 In this issue: Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law concerns          • When a perpetrator wants to terminate their interest...

Shed seller ordered to pay almost $77,000 in fines,...

A company and its Director have been ordered to pay a total of almost $77,000 in fines, consumer compensation and costs by the Perth Magistrates Court after...

Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law...

21 August 2019 In this issue: Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law concerns         • When a perpetrator wants to terminate their interest in...

Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law...

21 August 2019 In this issue: Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law concerns          • Serving notice to co-tenants          • Storing keys...

Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law...

21 August 2019 In this issue: Clarifying family and domestic violence tenancy law concerns          • When a perpetrator wants to terminate their interest in...

Negligence finding for Boyanup builder – Michael Kenneth...

The Building Services Board has fined a South West builder $5,000 for negligent conduct after he was named on a building permit to construct a house in...

Patchy work puts painter in the red – Amin Rahimi

Paintwork described as “faulty and unsatisfactory” has resulted in the Building Services Board issuing a $2,000 fine to a Ballajura painter. Amin Rahimi (PP...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 149.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Ignition sources near LP Gas cylinders

In accordance with AS/NZS 1596:2014: The storage and handling of LP Gas, electrical connections should have a minimum 1.5 metre exclusion zone from gas...

Water heater installations

There has been an increase in the number of Notice of Defects (NOD) issued to gas fitters who are installing and commissioning instantaneous/continuous flow...