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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

Safety alert 01/2018 - Worker seriously injured by...

A serious accident at a mechanical workshop involving the ignition of a flammable liquid is currently being investigated by DMIRS. The workshop uses a...

Shopping hours on WA Day and Queen’s Birthday holidays

The McGowan Government has approved extended trading for the two public holidays on Monday 4 June 2018 (WA Day) and Monday 24 September 2018 (Queen’s...

Bunbury tradie to pay more than $10,000 in fines, costs...

A Dalyellup tradie who took deposits from consumers but did nothing or very little in return has been fined and ordered to pay compensation by the Bunbury...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 158.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Scams Awareness Week theme – stop and check: is this for...

Western Australians are being urged to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams by taking a moment to ‘Stop and check: is this for real?’ This...

FGS Contracting and Company Director fined total of $327...

FGS Contracting Pty Ltd and the Director Ryan Wayne Franceschi, were fined today in the Perth Magistrate Court in relation to serious injuries caused to a 17...

Axedale Holdings Pty Ltd fined $160,000 over the death of...

Axedale Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Shaw’s Cartage Contractors, was fined in relation to the deaths of two labourers. The deaths were caused by falling...

Lightning and outdoor work

This fact sheet provides information about lightning and includes duties for employers of outdoor workers and precautions to be taken to reduce the risk of...

Cloverdale plumber fined $3,000 for non-certified work

Cloverdale plumber Matthew David Mitchell (TL13359), trading as Seven Star Plumbing and Gas Pty Ltd, has been ordered to pay a fine of $3,000 to the Building...

Notice of building contractor in liquidation – Archiapps...

Western Australian building contractor Archiapps Pty Ltd (reg BC14480) has entered into liquidation. Cameron Shaw and Richard Albarran of Hall Chadwick have...

Consumer Protection Enforcement and Prosecution policy

The Consumer Protection Enforcement and Prosecution policy was published in September 2011 and relates to Consumer Protection issues only.  Consumer...

Consumer Protection year in review reports

More information about Consumer Protection activities can be found in our year in review reports and on individual cases by reading the associated media...