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Welcome to DMIRS

The Departments of Commerce and Mines and Petroleum have amalgamated to form the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation...

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A fair business environment

The department's mission is to work for a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and...

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Acknowledgement to Country

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

Fire wall risk contained, says audit report

The Building Commission’s supplementary audit of Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) fire walls has found isolated areas of non-compliance but no systemic issues...

Supplementary report – Perth Children’s Hospital audit:...

An audit of contractor and product performance in the construction of fire walls at the new Perth Children’s Hospital.

Reminder about travelling traders

As the weather warms up householders often start thinking about getting their homes ready for some outdoor entertaining with a new paint job or general tidy...

Great progress! Reduction in number of late bond...

19 October 2017 Over the past 12 months, Consumer Protection has had a specific focus on reducing the number of late lodgements of residential tenancy bonds,...

Unhealthy workplace behaviour (eg conflict, bulling) -...

If there is bullying or conflict at your workplace, use the following four step process.  Remember support is always available eg talk to a friend, your...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 138.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Getting casual employment right

A common misconception about the employment of casual employees is that an employee can be a 'full time casual' or a 'permanent casual.' A casual employee is...

Final Report 2016 - 2017

The department's final annual report for 2016-2017 presents information on its statutory compliance, financial, non-financial and operational performance, in...

Building Commission Industry Bulletin 91 - WaterMark...

This industry bulletin has been produced to inform the plumbing industry and relevant stakeholders of recent changes to the certification of water meters...

Abandoned goods - Landlord Issue 14 (October 2017)

10 October 2017 What would you do if a tenant leaves goods at your rental property after their tenancy had ended?  If you want to avoid potential legal...

Inspection program looks at cleaning at schools

WorkSafe has begun a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with cleaners in WA schools. The inspection program will involve inspectors...

Dispute with a business? A consumer guide to finding help...

About this guide This guide will help you find assistance when you are in dispute with a business. Your rights when you buy, hire or lease goods, or pay for...