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

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Announcements & Publications

Dent in Bayswater panel beater’s ability to deliver...

A Bayswater panel beater who has taken money from customers but failed to complete the work is the target of a public warning by Consumer Protection as well...

Scammers use fake ‘Twiggy Forrest’ investment to fleece...

Scammers promoting a fake investment scheme using an image of mining entrepreneur Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest have claimed a Bunbury woman as a victim who is...

Plans to scrap licences for auctioneers in WA

Removing the requirement to have a licence to be an auctioneer in WA is being proposed following a review of the Auction Sales Act. However, protections will...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 21 cents per litre (cpl) to 151.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Regional Services Review consultation paper and feedback...

The Regional Services Review - Consultation Paper is now available for all stakeholders to have their say.

ABCB online survey – Developing Performance Solutions

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has today released an online survey regarding the inclusion of mandatory requirements in the National Construction...

Commissioner's Blog: Drug contamination in homes

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard  Consumer Protection is aware that contamination or damage to homes from illegal drug activity is a...

Trust account management reminders - Real estate industry...

12 September 2019 Trust account management reminders This year there have been a number of prosecutions in the real estate industry resulting in significant...

Industry Bulletin 122 - FPAA101D Automatic fire sprinkler...

This industry bulletin has been issued to provide information on new deemed-to-satisfy (DTS) provisions for fire sprinkler systems. The DTS provisions have...

Better Regulation Unit Auction Sales Act review...

This compliance letter is provided to Consumer Protection by the Better Regulation Unit (BRU) of the Department of Treasury. The BRU is responsible for...

Have your say on home building approvals

Building and Energy is inviting Western Australians to share their views on ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of home building approval...

Better Regulation Unit motor vehicle industry review...

This compliance letter is provided to Consumer Protection by the Better Regulation Unit (BRU) of the Department of Treasury. The BRU is responsible for...