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Commissioner's Blog: Review of WA tenancy laws coming soon

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard It’s been more than 10 years since Western Australia’s tenancy laws were reviewed and times have...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 153.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Real estate agent fined for failing to cooperate with...

A real estate agent has been fined $500 and ordered to pay costs of $553.90 by the Mandurah Magistrates Court for failing to cooperate with requests from the...

Alert issued after scammers steal $70,000 by cloning a...

Home and business buyers as well as real estate and settlement agents in WA are urged to be on high alert after two payments totalling $70,000 meant for a...

Caution urged when engaging budget and debt management...

Consumers facing financial difficulties are urged to exercise caution when approached by budget and debt management companies that charge fees for their...

CPD reminder - Real estate industry bulletin 209

30 October 2019 Time is running out - have you completed your 2019 CPD points? With just two months remaining for the 2019 calendar year, Consumer Protection...

CPD reminder - Settlement industry bulletin 93

30 October 2019 Time is running out - have you completed your 2019 CPD points?  With just two months remaining for the 2019 calendar year, Consumer...

National gift card law a win for consumers

New national gift card laws will come into effect tomorrow (1 November 2019) to help protect consumers from losing an estimated $70 million on gift cards...

Property manager and licensee to pay total of $9,700 over...

A real estate property manager and agency licensee have been ordered to pay a total of $9,700 by the State Administrative Tribunal after the property manager...

Consumer Protection Public Naming of Traders Policy

The Consumer Protection Public Naming of Traders Policy was reviewed and updated in June 2019. “Naming” is the public identification of a trader reasonably...

Consumer Protection Disclosure Policy

The Consumer Protection Disclosure Policy was reviewed and updated in September 2019. In the course of its operations, Consumer Protection obtains or has...

Consumer Protection Media Policy

The Consumer Protection Media Policy was reviewed and updated in January 2019. The Media Policy provides all Consumer Protection officers with guidelines...

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