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The Departments of Commerce and Mines and Petroleum have amalgamated to form the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation...

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Ethanol burner ban

Portable decorative ethanol burners are banned from sale in Western Australia after a series of injuries and fire incidents.

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Rental home maintenance

Who is responsible for repairs for a rental property?

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Consumer Protection

Announcements & Publications

Application to renew a Charitable Collections Licence

This form is to be completed to renew a charitable collections licence. Instructions Ensure all questions on this form have been answered Type directly into...

Commissioner Blog: Clean up of associations & clubs list

With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Are you a member of a club or group? If it is a registered Association, do you know if it has...

Trust account breaches result in fine for real estate...

A Joondalup real estate agency and the person in bona fide control of the agency have been fined a total of $4,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT)...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 24 cents per litre (cpl) to 135.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Concern about the dangers of consumers using unsafe power...

EnergySafety and Consumer Protection are issuing a joint public alert, concerned about the dangers of WA consumers using power adaptors that don’t meet...

Say no to illegal sellers of electronic equipment from a...

Consumers are being urged to say no when approached by illegal sellers of electronic equipment that are currently operating from a white van travelling...

Advice for consumers affected by the Woolworths double...

Consumers who are affected by the double payment glitch experienced by Woolworths’ supermarkets and their affiliated retailers are being urged to ensure they...

Fire sparks concern over the dangers of cannabis grow-houses

A fire which damaged a rental property in Orelia has sparked concern about the dangers posed by cannabis grow-houses when the power to the home is by-passed....

Commissioner's blog: Consumer Protection's 2017/18...

With Acting Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard We're in a new financial year and Consumer Protection has considered previous complaint...

$30,000 fine for selling vehicles with odometers wound...

A licensed Maddington motor vehicle dealer and repairer has been fined $30,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court on 28 July 2017 for selling four vehicles that...

iTunes gift cards – the current currency used by scammers

iTunes gift cards are being increasingly demanded by scammers as the preferred payment method, with victims being tricked into making purchases worth...

Pest controller misleading Perth home owners

Consumer Protection is alerting residents in Perth’s eastern suburbs to be aware of a pest controller who is reportedly giving misleading information in...

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AssociationsOnline is our online portal which is available for incorporated associations to submit applications and manage their contact information 24/7.
Consumer Protection Seniors Housing Centre