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Wedding photographer to pay fine and compensation for...

A wedding photographer/videographer has been fined $4,500 by the Perth Magistrates Court and ordered to pay $5,650 in compensation to three consumers for...

$25,000 fine for illegal motor vehicle dealer (Mark...

An illegal motor vehicle dealer has been fined $25,000 and ordered to pay costs of $916 after being convicted in the Perth Magistrates Court of buying and...

Parliament to consider law changes to protect park home...

The McGowan Government will this week introduce a Bill into State Parliament to provide greater protections for long-stay tenants at residential parks in...

Property manager fined $13,000 for unauthorised...

A Shenton Park property manager has been reprimanded and fined $13,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal for making unauthorised withdrawals from a real...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 14 cents per litre (cpl) to 165.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Fines and spent conviction for northern suburbs landscaper

An unsigned contract and an excessive deposit have cost a landscaper almost $2,800 in fines and costs, following a prosecution by the Building Commissioner....

Scammers use cute puppy pics to lure their victims

Losses suffered by WA scam victims are mounting after they were conned into paying for puppies that don’t exist. Fake advertisements are appearing on...

Fine for unlicensed motor vehicle dealer (Fadel Ali)

An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer has been fined $1,200 and ordered to pay costs of $205 by the Perth Magistrates Court after pleading guilty on 5 October...

Toppling furniture Bill to be introduced to Parliament

Tenants will be allowed to affix furniture to walls, preventing them from toppling over   New laws introduced following the tragic death of Reef Kite The...

Concern about the cost to consumers of cancelling car...

Consumer Protection is concerned about reports of significant charges being imposed by dealers on WA consumers who cancel motor vehicle purchase contracts....

Perth car dealer loses $65,000 to an invoice payment scam

A Perth motor vehicle dealership has lost $65,000 after being stung by a ‘man in the middle’ scam involving the payment of an invoice to a bank account that...

Extra hours of Christmas retail trading for Perth shoppers

The McGowan Government has approved extended retail trading hours, giving Perth shoppers extra hours to complete their Christmas shopping this season. From...

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