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Announcements & Publications

Beware online pet sale scams

Whether it’s a dog, cat, bird or fish, buying a pet is generally an exciting purchase, but if you’re buying a pet online, beware of pet sale scams. Scammers...

Perth people fall for fake Italian leather jacket scam

Four Perth consumers have fallen victim to an Italian man selling jackets from a white SUV, claiming they are made from genuine Italian leather. Reports have...

Tenancy law changes inspire Aboriginal artist

A prominent Aboriginal artist has produced a painting to signify positive changes to WA tenancy laws, which will allow renters who’re experiencing family...

Parliament passes new tenancy laws to support FDV victims

The McGowan Government's new tenancy laws to better protect tenants experiencing family and domestic violence have passed through State Parliament. The...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by 22 cents per litre (cpl) to 139.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to fill...

Submissions sought - Inquiry into Wage Theft in WA

The Hon Bill Johnston MLA, Minister for Industrial Relations, has announced an Inquiry into the systematic and deliberate underpayment of wages or...

Buying a used car? Do your checks before you write one

Buying a second-hand car can be a smart way to save money, but it’s important to be aware of the hidden risks that can come with used vehicles. Most people...

Tradie to pay over $14,000 for taking money but failing...

A Perth gutter repair and roofing business and its sole director have been ordered to pay a total of $14,400 in fines, compensation and costs at Perth...

Prosecution a warning to real estate industry

WA’s Commissioner for Consumer Protection says the prosecution of man, who forged a signature on an application to renew a real estate agent sales...

Company and Director fined over serious injuries to worker

A company that supplies and installs underground services and its Director have been fined a total of $69,500 (and ordered to pay a total of $4391.00 in...

Private Sector Labour Relations Division Compliance and...

The Private Sector Labour Relations Division (Labour Relations) of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (the Department) has a number of...

Infringements issued to four fuel sites over FuelWatch...

Consumer Protection has issued on-the-spot fines to four fuel retailers in Perth and Albany after they breached laws relating to fuel pricing. Each were...