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Commissioner's Blog: Protect yourself, use a licensed...

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection Penny Lipscombe Aside from your home, your car is likely to be your biggest asset. Unlicensed motor vehicle dealers...

Tree lopper who wasn’t fair dinkum fined $3,000 ...

A tree lopper who accepted payment to cut down six trees but only chopped off branches on one has been fined $3,000 after pleading guilty to breaching the...

Parliament passes laws to protect children from toppling...

Laws to allow renters to fix furniture to walls to prevent death or injury to children from toppling furniture have passed through State Parliament. The...

Reminder about Fair Work Ombudsman changes to Commission...

14 October 2019 Reminder about Fair Work Ombudsman changes to Commission only employees - now in effect   Western Australian workers who are employed by a...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 155.5 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

More retail trading hours for Perth shoppers at Christmas

Perth shoppers will have more time to buy gifts in the lead up to Christmas and take full advantage of the sales that follow with the McGowan Government...

The hunt is on for Consumer Protection Award nominees

The hunt is on for people who have contributed to raising community awareness of consumer rights, either as an advocate or educator, to nominate for the...

Rental property safety – being vigilant

We have received complaints from tenants recently about electrical hazards and gas leaks in rental properties. Issues include faulty electrical wiring, power...

Requirements for a Park Liaison Committee - Residential...

8 October 2019 Requirements for a Park Liaison Committee The Residential Parks (Long stay Tenants) Act 2006 (Parks Act) provides that park operators have a...

Big changes to BondsOnline - Real estate industry...

07 October 2019 BondsOnline has been improved Notice anything different in BondsOnline this week? A major update has been deployed with some important...

Scam spotting - the types of scams and how to protect...

With many types of scams out in the community, it can be very hard to identify what is legitimate and what is a scam. Spotting scams and learning how to ...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 154.6 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

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