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A fair business environment

The department's mission is to work for a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and...

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Acknowledgement to Country

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

A record one million hits for FuelWatch website

The FuelWatch website has reached an all-time record with more than a million visits in a month from motorists on the hunt for Perth's cheapest fuel. Last...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 146.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Australia Day

The Australia Day public holiday is Friday, 26 January 2018. Employers should know their obligations for this public holiday, including public holiday rates...

Mermaid Tails and Fins increase risk of a child drowning,...

A study into the drowning risks associated with mermaid tails and monofins has found that they significantly hinder a child’s ability to swim and has...

Children working in fast food campaign continues

This year the Department is continuing to conduct the proactive compliance campaign about the employment of children in the fast food industry. In 2017 the...

Reminder - Trust account audit period has commenced. Real...

15 January 2018   Trust account audit period has commenced All agents who hold a current triennial certificate and have held or received monies in trust...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average cost of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 146.2 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Inspection program looks at asbestos in plant

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery. The program will look at a wide range of...

Commissioner's Blog: Options for retirement living

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard As some of us get older, some of our housing needs are likely to change to suit our lifestyle but...

Commissioner's Blog: Know your rights when hiring...

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard We recently warned consumers about a stonemason who was taking money from customers but not...

OSH newsletter – Asbestos in Plant and Equipment

This occupational safety and health (OSH) newsletter has been developed to provide information and assistance to workplaces that import plant and equipment...

Consumers urged to avoid tree lopping family businesses ...

A rogue tree lopper with a long history with Consumer Protection regarding complaints about his dodgy business practices is now the subject of yet another...