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Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 20 cents per litre (cpl) to 138.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Everyone’s a winner in another scratchie scam from...

Glossy travel brochures with fake scratchies are arriving in the mailboxes of WA residents with at least one of the two cards enclosed declaring a $US190,000...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 21 cents per litre (cpl) to 138.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

New appointments to help regional consumers

Consumer Protection has made two new appointments to its regional offices which enforce the Department’s commitment to service the needs of all consumers no...

Recall of gas lighters after burns injury

A butane gas lighter which recently exploded and injured a Donnybrook woman has been recalled from sale. The supplier of the Trio jet lighter in Queensland...

McGowan Government approves retail trading trial

The McGowan Government has approved the City of Greater Geraldton's application for a 12-month trial of Perth metropolitan retail trading hours. General...

Consumer advice for travellers to Bali regarding the...

Consumer Protection has issued advice to consumers who may be travelling to Bali for the school holidays while there is a risk of flight disruptions due to...

Huge loss from cyber-attacks targeting WA property industry

An urgent alert to the WA real estate and settlement industries, as well as to buyers and sellers of properties, has been issued by Consumer Protection after...

Commissioner's Blog: No more sky high surcharges

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard If you pay for goods or services by card, you’ll be pleased to know there’s a ban on excessive...

Unlicensed lottery rips off Oz Lotto name and entices WA...

Consumer Protection is urging Western Australians to ignore emails from an overseas betting agency which is not licensed in Australia and entices people to...

Tradie to pay almost $16,000 for taking money but failing...

A Ballajura fencing contractor who took money from consumers but failed to deliver was ordered by the Joondalup Magistrates Court to pay almost $16,000 in...

Searching for the next Consumer Protection Award winners

The search has begun for the next winners of the Consumer Protection Awards with nominations now open. Advocates of consumer and tenancy rights are...

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