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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

Scammers clone friends in Facebook fake lottery sting

WA Facebookers have received messages from people who they thought were friends encouraging them to claim lottery prizes, but instead they have ended up...

How to avoid a fine for late lodgement of security bond -...

10 July 2018 Bond money must be lodged with the Bond Administrator no later than 14 days after you have received the money from the tenant. This includes any...

New regional officer to serve Goldfields, Esperance and...

Consumer Protection has appointed a new senior regional officer to its Kalgoorlie office to serve residents in the Goldfields, Esperance and Wheatbelt areas...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 156.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Commissioner's Blog: Quad bike safety reminder

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard With school holidays now underway, parents are advised to be aware of the dangers posed by quad...

Plumbers installation fixture fee table

Pursuant to Regulation 45 of the Plumbers Licensing and Plumbing Standards Regulations 2000, the installation fee is payable in respect of plumbing work for...

Plumbers book order

 Notice of intention/certificate of compliance and multi-entry certificate order form.

DC isolating switches in solar PV installations

From 30 June 2018, DC isolating switches used in solar PV installations must comply with a Level 3 certification under the national Electrical Equipment...

Broome-based cruise company in administration – advice...

Consumer Protection has issued advice for people who are owed refunds from a Broome-based cruise business Ahoy Buccaneers which has gone into voluntary...

Scams target Perth’s Chinese community with huge losses

Consumer Protection is warning members of the Chinese community not to respond to random calls claiming to be from authorities checking on a visa application...

Racist signs condemned by DMIRS

Racist signage at Pinjin Station has been condemned by the department The posting of racist signs in Pinjin in the Goldfields is resoundingly condemned by...

Location allowance 2018

Many WA awards require employers to pay an employee working in certain regional towns a location allowance to compensate for the additional cost of living,...