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Tree lopper fined $6,000 for denying customers a cooling...

A tree lopper has been fined $6,000 and ordered to pay costs of $887 by the Perth Magistrates Court for breaching his customers’ consumer rights to a cooling...

Spike in reports – tax scam threats leave WA victims $80...

A spike in reports of Western Australians losing money to the tax debt scam has prompted Consumer Protection to issue an alert in an effort to reduce the...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 141.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Permanent extension to Geraldton’s retail trading hours

Geraldton consumers will enjoy extra hours of shopping on a permanent basis. In response to the recent provision of fresh information by the City of Greater...

Tree loppers charged (Sean Weinthal / Mitch Grisbrook)

Consumer Protection has charged two tree loppers with breaching the Australian Consumer Law. Sean Robert Weinthal of Wanneroo faces nine charges including...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 145.1 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

’Tis the season to avoid buying from the back of a van

Illegal sellers of dodgy electronics from the back of a white van are capitalising on pre-Christmas shopping with reports indicating that they are now active...

Office hours – December and January

Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal services will return on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent...

Don’t duck out – make portable pools SAFE

On average one child dies from a portable pool-related drowning every year in Australia, while others need hospital treatment and may be left with severe...

State Government urges consumers to make portable pools SAFE

The State Government and Royal Life Saving Society - Australia have launched a national campaign to warn consumers about the dangers of portable pools this...

Fine for unlicensed motor vehicle dealer (Hussein Hadi)

An unlicensed motor vehicle dealer in Armadale has been fined $1,000 and ordered to pay costs of $569 after being convicted in his absence by the Perth...

Recall of water absorbing balls that pose danger to...

A national voluntary recall has been issued for water absorbing balls sold by a WA supplier as a toy which may pose a danger to children. The supplier, Alpak...

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